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The MSc in Children's Psychological Disorders will equip you with a thorough theoretical understanding of the psychological factors that cause and maintain emotional and behavioural problems in children. This programme will equip you with a theoretical understanding of the psychological factors that cause and maintain emotional and behavioural problems in children. Taught by leading international experts, you will discover and research how mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism and aggression emerge in childhood. You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of how these conditions can best be assessed; enabling you to subsequently inform intervention and advise the best course of treatment.

Located at our dedicated Centre for Human Development Science (CUCHDS), this programme will also equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to pursue a rewarding career in child neuro – development, clinical child psychology or educational psychology. You will undergo a range of professional training in emotional, cognitive and neurodevelopmental assessments for children, classification systems of childhood disorders and in observational coding of child behaviour and parent-child interaction. Research training also forms a key focus of this programme, and it is designed to strengthen your credentials for entry to a PhD in developmental psychopathology, or to doctoral training programmes in Clinical or Educational Psychology. In addition to providing training in basic research, the course aims to integrate research perspectives from clinical and educational psychology.

Distinctive features

  • Training in emotional, cognitive and neurodevelopmental assessments for children.
  • Training in the use of classification systems of childhood disorders.
  • Training in observational coding of child behaviour and parent-child interaction.
  • Becoming familiar with the foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  • Understanding of how to choose and apply the most appropriate intervention strategy for different problem areas.
  • Effective communication using a range of oral and written formats.
  • Based in the Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science (CUCHDS), which locates a Neurodevelopment Assessment Unit (NDAU), which offers families assistance with problems relating to child development and parenting.
  • Taught by researchers who are recognised internationally for their scientific excellence.
  • Using a scientist-practitioner model to offer a programme that bridges science and practice.

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School of Psychology

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (1 yıl)

Okul ücreti
Bilgi mevcut değil

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Başlangıç tarihi

28 Eylül 2020, 27 Eylül 2021

Yer

Cardiff University

PO Box 921,

Cardiff,

CF10 3XQ, Wales

Giriş koşulları

Türkiye gelen öğrenciler için

Students should have a successful completion of a relevant four year bachelors degree from a recognised institution, with a good GPA.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

Applicants need a 1st or high 2.1 in Psychology or a Psychology related subject (or equivalent). Applicants will need to be able to handle scientific concepts, be numerate and have excellent writing skills. A-levels in biology, chemistry, mathematics, English, or history at grade A are desired. English language requirement: IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subskills (or equivalent).

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Üniversite hakkında

Cardiff University, dünya çapındaki uluslararası işverenler tarafından tanınmakta ve mezunları oldukça rağbet görmektedir.

  • Dünyadaki en iyi 100 arasında
  • Avrupa'nın en güvenli başkentlerinden birinde
  • Yüksek vasıflı öğretim kadrosu ile yüksek kalite öğretim
  • Tesislere yakın dönemde 600 milyon dolar yatırım