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Mental Health and Clinical Psychology MSc / PgCert

Mental Health and Clinical Psychology MSc / PgCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology Health Care Management / Health Studies People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Psychology Specialisations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MSc and PgCert courses have a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress. You'll focus on the treatment of mental distress in both clinical and community settings, as well as developing an understanding of prevention and community means of social support and guidance. All students on the MSc programme can undertake a clinically relevant placement in the community or within the NHS. You'll benefit from small group teaching, as well as receive tutoring sessions to provide further advice and support for future employment. Learning will also be supported via e-learning sites. We have placed employability at the heart of the psychology courses. You'll benefit from an annual psychology specific careers day, clear signposting of skills development within modules and career opportunities from the School and across the University. You could go on to work in a number of areas including clinical psychology, psychotherapy, care coordination, social work, mental health nursing and occupational therapy. The course could also help you gain senior roles and responsibilities within charities or NGOs.

Different course options

Full time | Southwark Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

You will be introduced to a number of interventions commonly adopted by mental health professionals, including cognitive behavioural, systemic, existential and counselling perspectives, in both clinical and community settings. Theoretical perspectives underpinning these approaches will be fully explored.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,135

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,780

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 Honours degree in Psychology or allied field such as neuroscience, social work, nursing, medicine or psycho-social studies for MSc. For PgCert Students need to have 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology or an allied field such as neuroscience, social work, nursing, medicine or psycho-social studies.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university with over 15,000 students, from over 130 countries – and a global alumni network of over 80,000. LSBU is one of London’s oldest universities; since 1892 the University has focused on providing professional opportunity for all who can benefit. The University has strong links with business and employers in the private and public sectors, which feed into courses and help students...more

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