Taught course

Foundations in Clinical Psychology & Health Services

Goldsmiths, University of London · Psychology

Entry requirements

Normally a degree in Psychology or a related subject (eg Health Studies, Neuroscience) with a research component. Applications from international students are welcome. International students will be required to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent in Psychology or a health-related subject. Students whose first language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of their English language skills.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative MSc programme aims to provide students with a strong knowledge and experience base for progressing to health service careers, particularly those looking to become clinical psychologists and clinical psychology researchers.

It will seek to equip students with an up to date knowledge of relevant theory and practical issues in UK mental health services, and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake research and development in healthcare settings, including service evaluations, clinical audits, and intervention evaluations.

This programme is intended for graduates in Psychology or related disciplines who are interested in progressing to careers in the health professions as practitioners, researchers or managers, and current health service professionals with a degree in Psychology or related disciplines who wish to enhance skills and knowledge in the areas covered by the programme as part of their continuing professional development. Please note, however, that the MSc itself does not lead to a clinical qualification.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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