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  Clinical Psychology - Doctorate Programme


University of Limerick    Faculty of Education & Health Sciences

Full time See Course Prof Doctorate 3 years full time
Psychology (31)

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Unleash your potential with the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme, a prestigious three-year journey towards a Doctoral qualification in Clinical Psychology. Dive into four essential strands: Academic Competence, Clinical Competence, Research Competence, and Personal Development, meticulously designed to shape you into a competent Clinical Psychologist. Embrace active learning workshops, honing your skills through experiential and reflective practices. Delve into empirically-based theoretical orientations like psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavioural theories, all rooted in life-span developmental psychology. To embark on this transformative experience, applicants must hold a primary honours degree in Psychology or a recognised postgraduate diploma. Even if you have a 2.2 Degree in Psychology, a postgraduate qualification at Masters level or higher could open doors for an interview. Upon graduation, you'll be equipped to serve in various sectors like the Health Service, Voluntary Bodies, and The Prison Service. Elevate your career and make a difference in the world of clinical psychology.

About the course

This is a full time three year professional course, leading to a Doctoral qualification in clinical psychology. Graduates are qualified to work as Clinical Psychologists. There are four key strands around which course delivery is organised: (1) Academic Competence; (2) Clinical Competence; (3) Research Competence; (4) Personal Development. Programme delivery is through active learning workshops based on adult learning principles including experiential learning, skills practice and reflective practice.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must, at the time of application, hold a primary honours degree with an award of 2H1 in Psychology or postgraduate diploma in Psychology (as recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland, (PSI)as conferring eligibility for graduate membership of the Society., Applicants who have a 2.2 Degree in Psychology and a recognised postgraduate qualification in Psychology at Masters level or higher may be considered for interview.




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