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Child and Adolescent Mental Health
MSc
Master of Science
A research-focused master’s degree that prepares professionals to be change agents in the field of child and youth mental health
Child and Adolescent Mental Health at EUC
The MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health at EUC is aimed at professionals working or wishing to work with children, adolescents and their families/guardians. This degree offers a deepening of knowledge in basic areas of child and adolescent mental health with multiple applications within the students’ field of experience and/or interest. The degree program provides students with in-depth knowledge of policy trends and innovative practices in the mental health field as it relates to children, youth and their families. With a strong focus on early intervention as a preventative measure, the program’s core courses develop skills, knowledge and awareness of child and adolescent psychological development. Emphasis is placed on research methods, design and evaluation related to child and adolescent behavioral and developmental health. Under the supervision of department faculty, students participate in specialized research that furthers their knowledge in their chosen field. Graduates are able to contribute to strategies that promote inclusion and protection of children and emerging adults in a variety of agencies or to pursue doctoral studies in related fields.

Program Summary

Languages: English | Greek
Duration:18 months
Mode of Study:Online
ECTS:90

Our graduates work in:

  • Mental Health Services
  • Independent Practices
  • Applied Research

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5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning European University Cyprus has received the Five Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness. SPECIFIC ADMISSION CRITERIA: A first degree or equivalent, in medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, education or law (criminal justice) with a Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of 2.80 (or equivalent). Candidates who do not fulfill the required academic qualifications of a 2.80 G.P.A. (or equivalent), but can present a C.V with activities relevant to the programmes’ context will be considered. Candidates coming from academic backgrounds without Statistics and Child Development courses, but fulfill all the other entry requirements, will be offered a “conditional acceptance”. Following this, and after the evaluation of the application by the Department, they will have to take one or both of the short foundation courses “Foundations of Statistics in Social Sciences” and “Foundation Course in Developmental Psychology”, prior to entering the programme. Depending on their specific former education, exemption from one of the two foundation courses can be considered.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
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Compulsory courses50
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Elective Courses10
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Master Thesis30
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Total Requirements90

Master – Online – Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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Compulsory courses50 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MHC600Child Development in Practice10
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MHC610Developmental Psychopathology10
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MHC620Multivariate Statistics & Research Methods10
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MHC630Interventions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health10
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MHC640
Family, Societal and Cultural influences in child and adolescent mental well-being
10
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Elective Courses10 ECTS
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Students select one course from the list below
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MHC652Child Protection: Working with Risk & Resilience10
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MHC654Special Topics and Child and Adolescent Mental Health10
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Master Thesis30 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MHC650Master Thesis I :Literature Review and Methodology10
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MHC660Master Thesis II: Analysis and Presentation20
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