Clinical and Health Psychology at University of Manchester - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you interested in better understanding the role of psychology in mental and physical health problems, and how psychological therapies and approaches can improve the lives of people? The MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology provides a thorough grounding in the research, theory and practice of clinical and health psychology. You will be taught about current and novel developments by leading researchers and clinicians within a highly influential research-active division of a Russell Group university. The course has been designed to help prepare you for a career in clinical or health psychology and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. You will also learn about the principles and evidence-base of psychological interventions to change behaviour and cognition at the individual, group and population level, as well as the role of psychologists within healthcare settings such as the NHS and how the science of psychology is applied in clinical practice. In addition, you will receive advanced training in the methodology and analysis techniques used within clinical and health psychology research. You will benefit from the expertise of clinically active members of the course team who contribute to our teaching sessions and provide research supervision. You will also have the opportunity to attend seminars and a research conference showcasing new clinical and health psychology research at Manchester. This MSc does not replace or guarantee entry onto an accredited Clinical Psychology Doctoral training programme. This MSc is not an accredited Stage 1 Health Psychology programme. Applicants interested in Stage 1 Health Psychology should apply for our BPS-accredited MSc Health Psychology . PhD with integrated master's If you're planning to undertake a PhD after your master's, our Integrated PhD programme will enable you to combine your postgraduate taught course with a related PhD project in biology, medicine or health.


Entry requirements

We require you to have: An honours degree (minimum Upper Second) in psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). If you are unsure whether your degree gives you eligibility for the GBC, you can check whether your degree was accredited for your intake year on the BPS website. Home students with a degree that is not listed may need to take an accredited conversion course prior to applying. If you are an overseas student and your degree was not accredited by the BPS you can apply for graduate membership on the BPS website. Please note that due to potential delays it is recommended that you submit your GBC application by 1st June 2023 at the latest. A minimum of an Upper Second in all BSc research methods units and the dissertation.


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Clinical and Health Psychology at University of Manchester - UCAS