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.
|Length of study
||Three years full-time
||Dr Helen Griffiths
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The core purpose of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training programme is to train clinical psychologists to doctorate level.
The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme is taught in blocks spaced throughout the years of training and interspersed with supervised NHS placements in linked areas.
Upon successful completion of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a Practitioner Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC and the British Psychological Society.
Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements to be considered for the programme.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology students are funded through NHS Education for Scotland (NES), which pays fees, trainee salaries, and travel expenses.
How to apply
All applications for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology are processed by the Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology.
Information about Doctorate in Clinical Psychology students will be shared with the National Health Service and the Health and Care Professions Council as part of their training and registration with accrediting bodies.
NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
British Psychological Society
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology study resources
Guide to video teaching on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme