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  Clinical Psychology Professional Doctorate

Staffordshire University    Health, Science and Wellbeing

Full time See Course Prof Doctorate 3 Years
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Clinical Psychology Professional Doctorate at Staffordshire University. This esteemed programme offers a comprehensive blend of academic rigour, practical clinical experience, and cutting-edge research, culminating in eligibility for registration as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC. Delve into the societal influences on psychological well-being while honing your skills through hands-on clinical placements in diverse settings. The course structure is meticulously designed to intertwine theory, practice, and personal growth, with a strong emphasis on reflective practice. Benefit from the guidance of experienced clinical psychologists and NHS stakeholders, ensuring a holistic learning experience. With a focus on career readiness, the programme equips you with the necessary competencies for a successful NHS career. To qualify, a good honours degree in Psychology is required, along with practical experience in a human service setting. Join us and unlock your potential in the field of Clinical Psychology.

About the course

Our professional doctorate represents a unique blend of academic study, clinical experience and research which will enable you to qualify as a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

An important strand running through the course is the impact of society upon psychological wellbeing. We encourage you to be alert to and involved in the wider context of changing health, social and economic needs of the population.

The teaching elements of the course are closely linked to the work you’ll be doing in your clinical placements and your research activities. The links between theory, practice and personal development are developed through a strong emphasis on reflective practice.

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (2:1 or 1st) in Psychology. Where your first degree is not in Psychology, you must have a minimum 2:1 in your original degree, supported by a recognised conversion course to Psychology.
To demonstrate eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society.
To have a minimum of one year full-time (or part-time equivalent) practical experience of working with people in a human service setting, including relevant experience outside traditional health/caring settings.


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