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  DClinPsychol Doctor of Clinical Psychology


University of Liverpool    Department of Psychology

Full time September Other 3 years full-time
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the DClinPsychol Doctor of Clinical Psychology programme, a prestigious three-year course accredited by the British Psychological Society. Delve into a comprehensive curriculum that blends academic rigour with hands-on clinical experience, preparing you for Chartered Clinical Psychologist status within the NHS. Benefit from diverse clinical placements at renowned facilities like Ashworth High Secure Hospital and the Walton Centre for Neurology, enhancing your expertise in areas such as family therapy and neurosurgery. The programme's emphasis on major theoretical paradigms equips you with a solid foundation in cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic approaches. With a strong support system in place, including Academic Advisors and Mentors, you'll receive guidance at every step. To qualify, you'll need a 2:1 honours degree, Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, and relevant clinical experience. Join us to unlock your potential and make a lasting impact in the field of clinical psychology.

About the course

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course is a three-year, full-time programme accredited by the British Psychological Society. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible for Chartered Clinical Psychologist status, allowing you to practise as a Clinical Psychologist within the NHS.

This programme offers clinical placements throughout the year, an academic course and an opportunity to undertake your own research work and dissertation.

Local NHS clinical psychology services on Merseyside offer a particularly rich variety of specialist placements at facilities such as Ashworth High Secure Hospital, the Windsor Clinic (Addictions), the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Entry Requirements

To join this programme, you must have a 2:1 honours degree, or above, or equivalent, as well as Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society and clinically relevant experience.

You must have the unrestricted right to reside, study, train and work in the UK.

Acceptance onto the programme will be subject to satisfactory health screening and criminal record checks.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place.




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