Taught course

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon this course are:

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

If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow. Some of these are based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry Team for more information.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Master's course adopts a patient-centred approach to teaching the origins and range of clinical psychology. It is recognised and respected by practitioners for producing sound, highly employable graduates within many branches of psychology.

The course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of clinical psychology, and is particularly relevant if you intend to apply to a training programme to qualify as a clinical psychologist.

Delivery of the programme is typically 2 days per week on campus between October and May each year, with supervision arrangements for the dissertation in June and July. This delivery pattern allows you to plan and build a clinical portfolio more effectively, if appropriate to your future career.

Core Modules:

  • Roots & Range of Psychological Disorders
  • Psychological Therapy
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Dissertation

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements, for this course are normally: IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,250
International students
£14,000

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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