The MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology is recognised as a Continuing Professional Development programme by the British Psychology Society (BPS) and aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the empirical and theoretical foundations of clinical psychology and the role of the clinical psychologist in a European and international context.
The programme focuses on the application of clinical psychology cross-culturally. It will serve as an academic stepping-stone to a PhD in psychology and will supplement students’ experience when applying for doctoral programmes in clinical psychology.
Core modules: Applied Research Methods; Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology; Fundamentals of Therapeutic Skills; CBT for Anxiety and Depression; Leadership and Management Plus dissertation
This programme will equip and motivate you to undertake high-quality research in psychology, providing advanced training and structured support. You will be encouraged to apply newly acquired concepts, methods and skills to address research questions relevant to your particular area of interest. You will become fully immersed in active psychology research programmes, gaining practical, hands-on experience in conducting research.
Core modules: Applied Research Methods: Psychological Research Design; Applied Research Methods: Correlational Methods in Psychology; Applied Research Methods: Qualitative Psychology; Applied Research Methods: Group Comparisons; Concepts and Skills; Advanced Statistical Methods Compulsory modules: Research Apprenticeship in Psychology; Statistical Programming in R
This BPS-accredited programme is designed for graduates who wish to undertake an in-depth study of the application of psychological knowledge and theory to health issues. We provide a thorough grounding in health psychology and its application to real-world health problems. Successful completion of an accredited MSc is the essential first step towards further training to becoming a registered and chartered health psychologist. It is possible to take individual modules as freestanding continuing education programmes.
Core modules: Psychology and the Delivery of Healthcare; Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health; Psychosocial Aspects of Illness and Disability; Applied Research Methods. Optional modules: you may choose from a list of modules, including Introduction to CBT, Current and Emerging Issues in Psycho-oncology and Pain Research, Apprenticeship in Health Psychology Plus dissertation.
Educational psychologists work in a variety of ways to address the problems experienced by children and young people in an educational context. This three-year doctoral training programme, approved by HCPC and BPS, will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding and application of theory, empirical evidence and interventions at the core of the professional practice of educational psychology.
Core modules include Learning and Development, Emotion and Behaviour, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, small-scale and applied research projects and a research thesis. Further modules are linked to placement learning and the development of a casework portfolio.
This postgraduate certificate introduces students to the theory and practice of CBT and is available at introductory and advanced levels depending on the stage of professional development. It is also available as a theory-only course for researchers and others interested in focusing on theoretical development
Theory-only pathway: Introduction to CBT Theory and Skills; CBT Theory and Skills II; Evidence-based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; CBT for Depression Anxiety and Depression pathway: (introductory level practice) Introduction to CBT Theory and Skills; CBT Theory and Skills II; CBT Supervision in Evidence-based Treatments for People with Anxiety and Depression Advanced-level practice: Evidence-based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; CBT for Depression; CBT for Personality Disorders; CBT for Psychosis; Supervisory Skills; CBT supervision linked to selected taught modules