Taught course

Clinical Psychology

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Qualifications
DClinPsy by taught

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Entry requirements

  • A BPS accredited psychology undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above which confers GBC.
  • A BPS accredited psychology undergraduate degree at 2.2 level which confers GBC together with a relevant MSc at 65% or above.
  • A non-psychology degree at 2.1 or above together with a BPS accredited psychology MSc at 60% or above, which confers GBC.
  • If English is not your first language you are required to have an IELTS with an overall score of 7.5 with no element below 7.5.

Months of entry

January

Course content

Study our Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and open the door to a career which is infinitely varied, enabling you to undertake clinical work with a broad range of people experiencing a diverse range of mental health difficulties.

Studying Clinical Psychology opens the door to a career which is infinitely varied, enabling you to undertake clinical work with a broad range of people experiencing a very diverse range of mental health difficulties. Clinical Psychologists not only seek to alleviate mental distress; they also work actively to promote psychological health and wellbeing.

In addition to direct clinical work with people, you are also likely to be able to undertake service­ related research, and provide consultation and supervision to other mental health professionals, teams and services.

Our Clinical Psychology doctorate integrates clinical, academic and research practice to achieve the highest quality of professional training. We offer one of the largest and longest established Clinical Psychology training programmes in the UK, and have a national reputation for excellence and innovative practice.

Our programme team is made up of senior Clinical Psychologists who bring a wealth of experience in clinical practice, and draw upon a broad range of different therapeutic modalities, to inform their teaching and research interests.

Who is the course for?

  • Those who have Graduate basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Have a minimum of one year clinically relevant full­-time work experience (or its equivalent on a part­time basis). The work can be paid or unpaid, and have been undertaken within the NHS or other third sector and voluntary agencies. The priority needs to be that it has given you some sustained practical exposure to the types of work typically undertaken by a Clinical Psychologist.
  • Our current students have worked as Assistant Psychologists, research assistants, support staff in voluntary sector services for people with mental health problems, health care assistants, nurses, etc. All these jobs, and many similar, provide a strong foundation for undertaking our doctoral training.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

For up to date fee and loan information please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DClinPsy by taught
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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