Psychology (Clinical & Mental Health) at University of Roehampton - UCAS

Course summary

Why this course?

  • Develop practical counselling and clinical psychology skills from year one.
  • Roehampton has an international reputation for counselling and therapeutic training.
  • Ranked is ranked in the top 3 universities in London for the impact of our research in Psychology (REF 2021).
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
About this course: Discover how the mind works and its impact on behaviour, while developing practical counselling skills and an understanding of how different therapeutic approaches can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Our modules will teach you how we process information, communicate, learn, and remember. You’ll discover how our biology and the society we live in influences us across our lifetimes. You’ll understand different models of therapy, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and humanistic approaches, and learn how they are used in different settings, such as the NHS, and with different types of people. You’ll also learn about our mental health, and the impact of factors such as anxiety, stress, depression, and trauma. When you graduate, you’ll be in an excellent position to pursue postgraduate training that leads to careers in Clinical Psychology or counselling and psychotherapy, or you can use the skills and expertise you’ve gained to succeed in a wide range of professions. Skills: This exciting course combines core psychology with counselling skills and practice to give you a huge range of career options, from clinical psychology to counselling and psychotherapy. The skills you'll develop include:
  • Specialised skills essential to counselling and psychological therapies, including communication, active listening, paraphrasing and reflecting.
  • An understanding of the key aspects of what it is to be human - how we differ, how our childhood can impact our adulthood, and how we can be influenced.
  • Advanced research skills, including project management, data management and analysis.
This integration of the scientific understanding of the mind combined with an in-depth knowledge of counselling and psychotherapy will give you a unique, expert ability to apply psychology to the real world. Career opportunities: As this programme combines core psychology with Clinical Psychology, it is unique in giving you the opportunity to pursue multiple career paths depending on your ambitions after graduation. As well as gaining an understanding of the human mind, you’ll become adept at active listening and questioning. Many of our graduates continue on to become practicing psychologists, counsellors and psychotherapists. Others use the skills you develop in a range of careers, including social work, mental health services, media and marketing, and more.


Example modules: Counselling Skills Behavioural Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy Voluntary Experience – apply the theory that you have learnt within a voluntary setting. For a full list of our modules, please visit the course page on our website.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Psychology (Clinical & Mental Health) at University of Roehampton - UCAS