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Clinical Psychology and Mental Health, MSc

Clinical Psychology and Mental Health, MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Psychology Specialisations

Course type


Course Summary

Our Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthcare settings, preparing you for professional clinical training at doctoral level.

You will study core topics including eating disorders, psychopathy and sexual offending, neuropsychology, and psychotherapy, alongside key statistical and research methods.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to clinical psychology practice.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module provides a comprehensive overview of the statistical methods and research designs used in applied clinical and health psychology. The module examines the parameters of ethical research practice and introduces students to the key concepts and a limited number of qualitative methods commonly used in applied psychology. By the end of this module the student should be able to: choose and critically apply a range of non-parametric and parametric statistical tests; explain a range of research designs and critically evaluate their relative advantages/disadvantages (experimental, field, single case, epidemiological etc); and differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Tuition fees

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 (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a minimum of a UK 2.1 degree in psychology or a related discipline and a wide range of international qualifications are considered.