MSc - Clinical Psychology

University of Plymouth    Faculty of Health

Full time & Part time See Course MSc 1 year Full-time (Part-time route available) Award winner
Psychology (31)

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The MSc in Clinical Psychology is a comprehensive programme that offers masters-level training for those looking to pursue a career in clinical practice. This hands-on course provides practical experience and advanced knowledge in clinical practice and research. It is open to students from various backgrounds, including psychology, medicine, and other professions. The programme focuses on key clinical skills, such as group and family work, cognitive behavior approach, and interventions for behavior change. With access to service users and the opportunity to work alongside doctoral trainees, you'll gain real-world skills and a competitive advantage in your clinical career. The programme also prepares you for further training opportunities, including doctoral training in clinical psychology.

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The MSc Clinical Psychology offers masters-level clinical training that will provide you with the practical experience and knowledge you need to fast-track your future career in clinical practice. You will acquire an advanced understanding of clinical practice and research with a hands-on approach to learning, with the training of key clinical skills embedded in all elements of this course.

This includes the acquisition of competencies and understanding of group and family work, the cognitive behaviour approach and interventions to encourage behaviour change. Working alongside doctoral trainees, extensive access to service users will provide you with a secure foundation for clinical practice, or preparation for doctoral training in clinical psychology.

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Entry Requirements

Most students will hold an honours degree, usually a 2:1 or higher. There is no requirement that the degree is in psychology, and the programme is open to medical and other professionals who wish to update or augment their knowledge and skills in applied clinical psychology. Applicants that can also demonstrate their ability to thrive on this programme through current or previous professional experience will also be taken into consideration. Please note that this programme does not confer graduate basis for recognition by the British Psychological Society, applicants seeking this recognition should apply to our MSc Psychology programme.

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