Taught course

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1 or equivalent in a required subject.

Required subjects: Psychology.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology at BU?

  • Respected course, producing highly thought after and employable graduates for many branches of psychology
  • Excellent preparation if you wish to enter training to qualify as a clinical psychologist
  • Patient-centred approach, using case studies to consider a wide range of therapies and disorders
  • Study advanced research methods to prepare you to undertake independent research
  • Choose your specialism of interest for your research project, which will be supported by workshops and literature reviews
  • Delivery is typically two days per week between October and May each year, with supervision for the dissertation in June and July. This delivery pattern allows you to plan and build a clinical portfolio more effectively.

Career opportunities

After completing this course, you will possess the practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to continue into an academic career or secure employment in a range of organisations from the NHS to private and independent health care providers.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry:

  • China: 学士学位 (Bachelor degree) with a minimum of 70% overall
  • India: Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a recognised HE institution with a minimum overall result of 60% or second division
  • Nigeria: Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum classification of 2:1
  • Thailand: Thai Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Turkey: Bachelor’s degree (Lisans Diplomasi - four years) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.7/4.0
  • Vietnam: Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of 75/10, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.

All applications will be subject to a minimum grade and your degree will need to be relevant to the Psychology subject area.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,750
International students
£14,750

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916