Knowledge and skills required to become a professional who could provide psychological support to children and adolescents in various contexts is the aim of this programme. The Programme exposes students to normal and abnormal psychological development of children, causes and risk factors of psychological disorders and psychosocial issues they face and trains students on reliable, evidence based and ethical interventions to help children and teenagers.
This Programme includes a 250h supervised placement to complete the course requirements and another 250h of supervised training to meet the practitioner criteria. Placements are arranged by CIRP in coordination with clinics, organizations and hospitals.
|History & Philosophy of Psychology||10|
|Applied Theory and Practice of Child and Adolescent Psychology||30|
|Professional Skills and Core Competencies in Counselling||20|
|Family and Group Therapy, and Support for Education||20|
|Community Mental Health: Promotion & Prevention||20|
|*Select one of the electives given above|
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related Fields (Ex. Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Education)
Or Bachelor’s Degree in any Field or Equivalent Academic or Professional Qualification + 120 UK Credits in Psychology (Ex. Diploma)
Evidence of High Proficiency in English Language (Ex. Completed a Degree in English Medium)
Or IETLS 6.5 or Equivalent
Online Library Students can access textbooks, research papers and journal articles via CIRP’s own Virtual Learning Environment.
Largest Psychology Library in Sri Lanka
If you like printed books you have access to the largest collection of psychology textbooks in Sri Lanka.
Academic Writing Centre
A dedicated academic writing center to guide and train students in scientific communication to avoid plagiarism and improve writing.
Internships & Training
Our students have the opportunity of working in the Child Psychology facilities operated by CIRP under the supervision of Child Psychologists.
Course Fee may vary based on the intake, please contact CIRP for fee and funding information.
For information on Fees and application process please contact
- Manager - Student Admissions
- Mobile : +97 070 341 8002
- Whatspapp : +94 070 431 8001
- Direct Line +94 117 221 727
- Email : [email protected]
Funding through Banks
Many leading banks in Sri Lanka have collaborated with CIRP to offer various forms of funding options for Sri Lankan students including student loans, credit card installments etc. To find out the details of the funding options, speak to a student adviser.
CIRP offers a range of scholarships to both Sri Lankan and international students. You may find out the details of the scholarships Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.
Students are also offered various discounts. You may find out the details of the discounts relevant to the you intake Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.