Psychological Therapy in Primary Care MSc


University of Stirling    Psychology

Full time January MSc 12 Months Award winner
Psychology (31)

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Immerse yourself in the world of mental health with the MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care programme, a collaboration between the University of Stirling and the University of Dundee. This course is meticulously designed by NHS professionals and clinical academics to equip you with the expertise needed to deliver evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care settings. The curriculum comprises six modules covering essential topics such as assessment, diagnosis, formulation, ethical issues, and research methodologies. Upon completion, you will possess the skills required to work as a Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology within the NHS. Notably, the course offers the unique opportunity to undergo training and clinical supervision within the NHS, ensuring a hands-on learning experience. To be eligible, applicants must hold an honours degree in Psychology or have completed an equivalent MSc psychology conversion course. Join us in shaping the future of mental health care in the UK.

About the course

Our MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care provides expert training in delivering evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care.

Delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and the University of Dundee, it is designed by NHS professionals and clinical academics to give you the clinical and professional skills you need to work as a Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology within the NHS.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an honours degree in Psychology (2:1 or above) conferring the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society.

Alternatively, applicants should have successfully completed an MSc psychology conversion course at a level equivalent to a 2:1 and which confers Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society.

Applicants for this course should be aware that they are also applying for employment with the NHS and therefore must be eligible for, and have appropriate personal qualities suited to, employment in the NHS. Recruitment will be jointly undertaken by senior academic staff and NHS staff.




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