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MSc - Master of Science
Applied Psychology Clinical Psychology
Gain foundation knowledge in clinical psychology theory and practice.
As part of this MSc, you will gain an up-to-date knowledge of clinical psychology theory and practice, including research. You will study different ways of understanding mental health problems in adults and children, and share insights into relevant theories and the latest practice models applicable to the UK.
You will be introduced to the foundation skills of clinical psychology practice, including interviewing, observation and psychometric assessment.
You will also learn about research in healthcare, looking at issues such as research design, governance and ethical considerations before going on to conduct your own piece of research.
Studying clinical psychology at Bath means you will be joining our Department of Psychology. The research interests of our members span a broad range of clinically relevant topics, including ageing, common mental health problems, psychosis, autism, eating disorders, persistent physical symptoms, child maltreatment and trauma amongst others.
You will leave this course with:
This course is intended for psychology graduates interested in careers as practitioners or researchers.
Studying this course will set you up with the knowledge and professional skills to move into a range of health service and research careers. It is particularly good preparation for work as an assistant psychologist, and a foundation for further postgraduate training or research in clinical psychology.
This course is not professionally accredited and will not provide you with a licence to practise.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above; To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology; Your degree must be recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC); If you do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology, we will consider applicants who have successfully completed a BPS accredited Masters conversion degree. In your application, you will need to provide a max. 500 word personal statement which should explain (a) why you are interested in studying for an MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology and the interests and skills you particularly hope to develop on the course and (b) your research experience to date. As part of (b) you could describe key research teaching and assignments you have completed, your undergraduate dissertation project, or any research posts you have held.
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