menu icon
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest news
Foundations of Clinical Psychology (MSc)

Foundations of Clinical Psychology (MSc)

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology

Course type


Course Summary

Clinical psychologists aim to reduce mental distress and promote well-being, using psychological methods. This programme provides a broad introduction to the discipline and role of the clinical psychologist in a European and international context. Focusing on the application of therapy, leadership and research skills, cross-culturally, the course serves as a stepping-stone to a PhD in psychology and supplements your experience when applying for doctoral programmes in clinical psychology.


Fundamentals of Therapeutic Skills
Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology
Applied Researh Methods (ARM): Planning & Designing Research
Applied Research Methods (ARM): Correlational Methods
Leadership and Management

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will need a 2:1 degree in psychology; a 2:1 in all statistics modules; relevant experience in a mental health setting; Other degrees are considered in conjunction with an approved British Psychological Society conversion course.

University information

With over 100 years of heritage at its Highfield Campus alone, the University of Southampton prides itself on its history and tradition, commitment to prestige, and student success. The university is one of the original institutions that founded the UK’s Russell Group of prestigious, research-focused universities. Southampton is now ranked among the top 15 universities in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2022, and has been awarded the...more