Master of Science in Applied Child
and Adolescent Psychology

 

MSc
DL/Weekends

 

English
2 Years


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This Program is designed to give students an in-depth knowledge of theory, practice and research in Child and Adolescent Psychology. It covers the application of the scientific theories and principles of Child and Adolescent Psychology to help in the understanding and alleviation of Child and Adolescent Psychology concerns, distress and dysfunction, and in promoting well-being.

It gives students a broad foundation in child and Adolescent psychology with an emphasis on social and emotional development, along with specific skills in evidence-based diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health disorders in children and teens.
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Medium: English
  • Programme of study: Distance learning/Weekends
  • Fees per semester: Ugandans Tuition, UGX 2,400, 000/= per semester

    International Students, USD 1000$, per semester

Entry Requirements

  • Atleast a second class upper Bachelor’s degree in the biological, sociocultural, and behavioral domains such as Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Social work, Nutrition, Counselling, Public health, Education etc.
  • Candidates who have a Second class Lower degree should have at least a Postgraduate Diploma with at least a credit from an accredited degree awarding institution.

Career opportunities

Graduates can find employment in a variety of settings including community health and community services organizations, the health professions, rehabilitation providers, Educational institutions , child protection, family support counselling services, allied clinics and services, and private practice.

Program Structure

Year One

Semester 1

CODE NAME
COURSE NAME
MACAP1101
Psychological Development (Child and adolescent Development)
MACAP1102
Child and Adolescent psychopathology
MACAP1103
Contemporary issues in mental health
MACAP1104
Drugs, Alcohol and Addictions
MACAP1105
Advanced Research Methods

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE NAME
MACAP1201
Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches & The Evidence-Base
MACAP1202
Liaison mental health care
MACAP1203
Child Protection :Working with Risk & Resilience
MACAP1204
Risk Assessment and Management across the life span
MACAP1205
Advanced Data analysis Methods

Recess Term

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
MACAP1301
Field attachment/Practicum and Supervision

Year Two

Semester 1

CODE NAME
COURSE NAME
MACAP2101
Dissertation / Thesis I
MACAP2102
Child Assessment
MACAP2103
Social Psychology
ELECTIVES
MACAP2104
Family and Group Psychotherapy
MACAP2105
Child and Adolescent Trauma

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE NAME
MACAP2201
Dissertation / Thesis II
MACAP2202
Health Psychology
MACAP2203
Childhood Psychopharmacology
ELECTIVES
MACAP2204
Cultural Issues in Psychotherapy
MACAP2205
Psychosocial Care of the Dying Children and Bereavement
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