Taught course

Foundations in Clinical Psychology

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements must be equivalent to a 2.1 Undergraduate degree in Psychology or other closely related discipline. An interview is required for students with a Graduate Basis for Recognition (GBR) 2.2 undergraduate degree in Psychology. An IELTS of 7 points or equivalent should be achieved for students whose first language is not English. Where there is no clear equivalence decisions will be made by the admissions staff. The study of Psychology at degree level requires the understanding and application of scientific methodology throughout the course and so applicants who can demonstrate an aptitude for logical thinking, an interest in scientific methodology and a reasonable level of numeracy will be preferred. Our published entry requirements are a guide only an

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Work with world leading and internationally excellent researchers in understanding mental health problems and making a difference to people’s lives. Gain both a theoretical and practical understanding through guest lecturers, industry-standard facilities and our Lived Experience Project

Our course is geared to take you closer to your career goals. Its relevance is grounded in learning from research-active staff, with guest lectures from practicing clinical psychology lecturers.
If you’re looking to pursue a career as a qualified psychologist, or in related mental health areas, our course gives you the preparation for further clinical psychology training. You’ll learn to assess and understand the complex issues many people living with mental health problems suffer from, examining ways to help manage these and find appropriate treatment. You’ll graduate with both the theoretical knowledge and practical tools to work within mental health services and clinical psychology, as well as be equipped with the skills to apply scientific and research methods.

Qualification and course duration


part time
33 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
01245 686868