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Clinical Psychology

Course type


Course summary

The course is aimed at individuals who wish to acquire an in-depth knowledge of clinical psychology in order to enhance their application to training programmes to qualify as a clinical psychologist. In addition to the theoretical component of the programme, the 15-day placement experience allows the student to gain more than an insight into the working practice of clinical psychology. Two dissertations require the student to reflect on experience gained on placement and also to complete a thorough an critical literature review in the area of specialism.

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1 year

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Advanced Statistics - Core

Students will acquire skills and an advanced understanding of how statistics are used in clinical psychology research.

Advanced Research Methods - Core

Students will acquire skills and an advanced understanding of the effective research methods used in clinical psychology.

Dissertation - Core

Students are able to choose a specialism of interest and complete a dissertation. This will comprise an in-depth critical literature review, supported by workshops.

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Entry requirements

2.1 classification in an undergraduate psychology degree. Those with less standard/traditional qualifications and relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Talbot Campus

Fern Barrow


BH12 5BB

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Branksome 0.9 Miles away

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