University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Clinical Applications of Psychology (Taught)

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Course summary

Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc offers you an excellent opportunity to combine academic and practical experience. This course has been expertly designed by Warwick's Psychology department to strengthen your credentials for applying for doctoral training in Clinical Psychology. Please note this course is not open to Overseas students. Course overview The MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology is designed for those who plan to apply for admission to doctoral training programmes in Clinical Psychology and can help to strengthen your credentials for the competitive entry process. The taught components of the course include modules on research methods tailored to clinical applications, evidence-based practice in adult, older adult, and child/adolescent populations, and clinical case analysis. Teaching provision is shared between academics with research interests in the relevant topics and practising clinicians with current experience in Psychology services within the NHS. The practical component of the course is a six-month research placement in a local NHS trust that maintains a training relationship with our doctoral programme.

Course details


Core modules

  • Experimental Design and Data Collection
  • Advanced Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Clinical Psychology in Adult and Older Adult Mental Health
  • Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Case Study Seminar
- Audit Placement Project

Assessment method

We typically assess modules through a mix of assessment types, which include written clinical case evaluation reports, design exercises focusing on clinical research, statistical analysis, qualitative analysis, open book examinations and a service related literature review and project.

How to apply

International applicants

Please note this course is not open to Overseas students.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** A first class or good 2:i honours degree (or equivalent from overseas Universities) in Psychology or containing Psychology as a major component. Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate their interest in, and commitment to, a career in mental healthcare. Please note, this course only considers UK/EU students with a Psychology degree that provides Graduate Basis for Chartership (BPS). **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band B - IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** For the MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology, a DBS check is required at a cost of approximately £53.

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