University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a Placement Year

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Course summary

How do we investigate, assess and treat mental and physical wellbeing? Our Psychology with Clinical Psychology degree offers you broad training in psychology along with the exploration of the models currently used in clinical research and practice. As a student on the Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a Placement Year programme, you spend a year working with practising Psychologists. Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree enables you to confront the issues that humans face with psychology's scientific principles. From brain injury to prejudice reduction, child development to offending behaviour and rehabilitation. We provide you with the tools to develop interventions for hospitals, schools and businesses, making a difference to society through innovations in policy and research. Shape your degree outside the classroom by participating in our student-led Psychology Society who host regular events, including co-run seminars with our academic team exploring current questions. Step into our active community. Choose Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a Placement Year at Kent because: · it is accredited by the British Psychological Society, this can be your first step to becoming a Clinical Psychologist or other Chartered Psychologist. · you’ll discover your future in a subject ranked 16th in the UK for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2022. Our recent graduates have started their own businesses, researched in the civil service and become practising Psychologists. · you can test out your own theories and hypotheses in our excellent facilities, including brain stimulation and virtual reality laboratories. · you join a dynamic community, ranked 5th for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2022. · you’ll benefit from ongoing support in your studies through our peer mentoring scheme, including tailored support for statistics, as well as dedicated academic advisors.

Course details

Modules

You study the core areas required for accreditation: statistics, biological and general psychology, social and developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, child development and personality. Clinical psychology will feature throughout your degree in modules and work on a reflective diary. Your Placement Year could be spent working in a clinically-relevant settings where you’ll develop high level professional skills.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C824
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a Placement Year at University of Kent - UCAS