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Clinical Psychology MRes


Course Description

This programme will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research. It consists of two research placements plus a research dissertation and taught components that will feature psychological research in clinical settings.

This programme will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research.

Programme content
The programme will consist of two research placements, supervised by staff affiliated to the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology| programme or working in clinical areas, plus a research dissertation and taught components that will feature psychological research in clinical settings, including:

An introduction to practical, ethical and design issues
Audit and research for service planning
Questionnaire design
Qualitative research
Single case design
Writing a literature review
Skills gained
The programme aims to provide you with understanding and experience of research methods and techniques appropriate for clinical and applied settings. You will gain skills in planning and conducting research and disseminating research outcomes. These will include:

Generating research questions
Designing projects which will answer those questions
Liaising with service users and professionals
Acting ethically, sensitively and professionally
Information handling
Data analysis
Critical evaluation
You will also gain transferable skills in teamwork and effective written and spoken communication, to facilitate entry into further research and/or clinical training in related disciplines.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Clinical Psychology MRes page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Student Profiles
Scholarships

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in Psychology

Course Fees

£4,110 FT, £2,055 PT (UK/EU); £15,030 FT (overseas)


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