Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology Postgraduate Taught

The teaching, research and continuous professional training programme of the section of Clinical Psychology has a clear focus on development, understanding and intervention for psychological difficulties across the lifespan.

The main areas of taught study are the professional training programmes in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsychol) and in Applied Psychology for Children and Young People (MSc). 

We also offer programmes of training in psychological therapies and Continuous Professional Development for graduates and professionals working in mental health and related services.

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

The Doctorate in Clinical and Health Psychology is an applied training programme which entitles graduates to apply for registration as a clinical psychologist with the Health Professions Council and as a chartered clinical psychologist with the British Psychological Society.

MSc in Applied Psychology (Healthcare) For Children and Young People

The MSc in Applied Psychology (Healthcare) for Children and Young People is a taught Masters programme. It trains psychology graduates to become competent practitioners in psychological assessment and interventions with children, young people and families presenting with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches (Full time, campus-based)

The MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches is a unique postgraduate programme, which offers advanced study in psychological theories of child and adolescent mental health from a developmental and interactive perspective. (Note: this programme was formerly known as MSc Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice)

MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches (Online Learning)

This part time online programme has been designed for professionals and recent graduates who wish to study child and adolescent mental health practice through the lens of developmental psychology and psychopathology without the need to attend campus based teaching. In addition to the online courses, students on the OL programme are able to attend a limited number of our campus-based courses, subject to visa restrictions (if applicable). (Note: This programme was formerly known as MSc in Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice (online learning).

MSc in Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion)

This new MSc in Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion) offers you the opportunity to study psychology to graduate level and become eligible for chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society on a graduate basis.

MSc Psychological Therapies

The MSc in Psychological Therapies programme provides practitioner and supervisor level training in IPT and CBT. With a special, but not exclusive, focus on childhood and adolescence, the programme is suited to practitioners working with children, young people and adults.

CPD courses

Clinical Psychology offers a variety of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for people working in mental health and associated settings.

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