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Full time September Prof Doctorate, Other 3 years full time
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Counselling Psychology DPsych programme at City. Gain advanced research skills and comprehensive training in clinical practice to become a proficient psychologist. Delve into various therapeutic approaches including humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural, and systemic therapies. The modular structure offers a diverse learning experience, preparing you to work with individuals, couples, families, and organizations across different contexts. Develop professional competence in multiple therapy models and enhance your understanding of human psychological processes. The programme's rigorous assessment methods ensure a well-rounded skill set, including clinical case studies, research proposals, and a thesis. Benefit from personalised career guidance and diverse clinical placements, opening doors to opportunities in the NHS, academia, private practice, and more. With a selective entry process involving a written application and interview, this programme sets a high standard for aspiring counselling psychologists.

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Develop doctoral level research skills and take rigorous training in clinical practice with our Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. You will study at doctoral level, gaining the relevant practical skills and knowledge to become an effective and ethical practitioner psychologist.

Course overview

The DPsych aims to develop ethical, reflective and professional practitioners. You will study at doctoral level, gaining the relevant practical skills and knowledge to become an effective and ethical practitioner psychologist.

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Entry Requirements

There are two stages to the selection process for the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at City: 1) a written application, which is used by the programme team to short list candidates, and 2) an interview process, which is used to select the strongest candidates from the short list. The programme receives a high volume of applications each year.


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