Modes and duration
- Full-time: 1 year
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- All applicants:
- 30 September 2015
Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology) and/or a registerable professional qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. medicine, psychology, social work) from a UK university or overseas professional qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates without a degree, but with a minimum of three years professional experience in a CAMHS (or equivalent) setting together with a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.
The English language level for this programme is: Good
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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This programme provides specialist post-qualification training for CAMHS Service Leads within the CYP IAPT model, following the curriculum specified by the Department of Health.
Students undertake modules to the value of 60 credits.
The programme consists of two core modules, each worth 30 credits.
- CYP-IAPT: CAMHS Service & Clinical Leadership: Embedding CYP IAPT through Cultural Change 1
- CYP-IAPT: CAMHS Service & Clinical Leadership: Embedding CYP IAPT through Cultural Change 2
- There are no optional modules for this programme.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered at the Anna Freud Centre, and is taught by leading practitioners in the field. Teaching is a combination of classes, tutorials, small group workshops, seminars and supervised project work. Assessment is through written assignments, oral assessment and a project report of 5,000-8,000 words.
Places on this programme are funded by the employee's trust. For further details, contact the Anna Freud Centre, or visit the IAPT website.
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Graduates of this programme will develop their skills in leading service change to deliver evidence-based, quality driven, outcomes informed services. They will gain critical knowledge of the theoretical, research and implementation literature that underpins such service change, and will be well placed to make the necessary changes within their CAMHS service.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme is based and taught at the Anna Freud Centre, a national charity with a worldwide reputation.
It is a centre of practice, research and learning, which offers treatment for distressed children and support and advice for parents, trains mental health professionals to understand children's emotional development, and carries out pioneering research into effective ways to help young people suffering emotional distress.
Student / staff ratios › 145 staff › 661 taught students › 457 research students
Department: Division of Psychology & Language Sciences
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
The programme is aimed specifically at experienced service leads who are responsible for implementing the new CYP IAPT programme within their CAMHS service.
- All applicants
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now
What are we looking for?When we assess your application we would like to learn:
- why you want to study CYP IAPT Management at graduate level
- why you want to study CYP IAPT Management at UCL
- what particularly attracts you to this programme
- how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this rigorous programme
- where you would like to go professionally with your degree
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.