Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

This Master's course adopts a patient-centred approach to teaching the origins and range of clinical psychology. It has rapidly become established for producing sound, highly employable graduates within many branches of psychology.

The course is aimed at individuals who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of clinical psychology in order to enhance their application to training programmes to qualify as a clinical psychologist. Delivery of the programme is typically 2 days per week on campus between October and May each year, with supervision arrangements for the dissertation in June and July. This delivery pattern allows students to plan and build their clinical portfolio more effectively.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

Advanced Statistics - Core

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

Psychological Therapy - Core

Students will gain an advanced knowledge of the main psychological therapeutic approaches used in the clinical treatment of disorders.

Roots and Range of Psychological Disorders - Core

The unit introduces the major origins of mainstream psychological disorders in order to provide a context for the teaching of the subject in the remainder of the course. It enables you to acquire an in-depth understanding of the range of clinical psychological disorders.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, April 2016.

A Bachelor's Honours degree in psychology. Less standard/traditional qualifications and relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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