This course offers professional training. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to carry out a range of discrete evidence-based interventions with children and young people. You don’t need experience in the field of mental health to take this course. This course is offered in partnership between the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex
and the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
How will I study?
Our taught modules are assessed by a variety of methods including:
-Clinical activity reports
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017)
-25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver
-Application deadline: 1 May 2017
ESRC 1+3 and +3 Scholarships (2017)
-A number of ESRC-funded standalone PhD and PhD with Masters scholarships across the social sciences.
-Application deadline: 30 January 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017)
-Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council
-Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017)
-A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course.
-Application deadline: 3 April 2017
For clinical courses of this sort, teaching and supervision is provided in co-operation with staff affiliated with the local NHS Mental Health Trust, the Sussex Partnership Trust (SPT), who have the requisite clinical training and teaching experience.
This course gives Psychology graduates an opportunity to move into employment with their local NHS Trust or other healthcare-providing organisations within the NHS, third-sector or private-sector arena.
A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (or equivalent). Applications for this course are competitive and can close early. We therefore recommend an early application - ideally by April. English language requirements - Higher level (IELTS 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each section).