This programme has been specifically designed for those intending to pursue a career in clinical psychology and to apply for a place on the professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, but it is also ideal for those interested in a research career or PhD in the area of clinical psychology and mental health. The programme enables students to gain detailed knowledge about modern theories and models in relation to psychopathology and psychological assessment as well as about effective psychological interventions and therapies. It also provides broad research training in quantitative and qualitative research, and offers education about the role of professional clinical psychologists along with training in essential clinical skills. The programme includes a Research Apprenticeship in clinical psychology which is a particularly attractive module enabling students to gain experience with professional research in clinical psychology.
Core modules: Psychopathology; research methods and data analysis in clinical psychology; psychological assessment; psychological interventions; professional clinical skills 1; qualitative research methods; research apprenticeship in clinical psychology; research project in clinical psychology.
A blend of different assessment methods will be used. Part of the modules is assessed by exams, but the majority of the assignments constitute coursework such essays, data analysis reports, a written paper critique and oral presentations.
Applicants must have a 2.1 or first BSc honours degree in Psychology (or overseas equivalent). Applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications will be considered; IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band and a 6.5 in written and spoken English) or equivalent. Please contact the International Office for details. If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course