This programme offers you a substantial placement (incorporating 320 hours of placement activity), either at one of our on-campus/on-site clinics, in a research setting within the School, or with a local healthcare partner. You'll develop key skills and enhance your knowledge with the guidance of experienced clinicians and researchers, and develop a solid foundation for a successful career in clinical psychology. Taught material includes topics such as clinical research methods, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), cognitive and affective neuroscience, systematic review, and evidence-based treatments across the lifespan. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/Subject-area/psychology-pg/msc-theory-and-practice-in-clinical-psychology
Optional modules include: *Qualitative Methods in Psychological Research *Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience *Systematic Review *Methods in Cognition and Neuroscience Check our website for more details about the course structure.
You should have a good undergraduate degree (2.1 or above or equivalent in Research methods and Empirical project modules), or equivalent from a university outside of the UK, in psychology. For the clinical placement option, we would encourage you to gain voluntary or paid work in a community, clinical, or clinical-academic setting prior to applying. For the research placement option, paid clinical experience is not required but highly desirable. You will need to pass an interview as part of the application process. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£12000||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£12000||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£12000||Whole course|