Taught course

Psychological Wellbeing in Clinical Practice

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this programme are as follows: A 2:1 or above in an honours degree course or overseas equivalent related to the allied health/social care professions (e.g. psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy, physiotherapy, education). Each applicant will be judged on an individual basis and lower degree classifications may be considered depending upon the applicant’s personal circumstances. An additional requirement for students of this programme is to have the opportunity to continue or begin relevant work alongside their studies, on a paid or voluntary basis. Finally, we will specifically look for applicants who can showcase their ability to develop skills in reflective and ethical practice

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University boasts research expertise of international repute. Choosing to study with us will not only provide you with an intellectually stimulating degree, but also by providing you with access to the latest research expertise and specialist equipment, we will develop your thirst for knowledge and inspire you to question, research and analyse your theories.

We are committed to ensuring that our graduates are employable professionals. It is increasingly important that your postgraduate degree programme develop the skills that employers are after and alongside the acquisition of academic knowledge, our students will develop and apply skills in:

  • Assessment;
  • Verbal communication;
  • Professional report writing;
  • Evaluation;
  • Analytical thinking.

A new programme of study for Clinical Practitioners

This innovative master's programme aims to bring together psychological theory with evidence-based practice and practitioner wellbeing for existing and aspiring practitioners. The masters will expand clinical skills and knowledge across a range of specialist areas related to promoting psychological wellbeing.

This course would be of particular interest to:

  • People wishing to pursue professional doctorates in clinical psychology, counselling psychology, health psychology, and/or psychological research.
  • Medical practitioners.
  • Occupational therapists and other allied health professionals in mental health services.
  • Mental health nurses.
  • Social workers.
  • Experienced practitioners wishing to take leadership roles within their organisation.

This course is subject to final approval.

Fees and funding

Fee information for this programme can be found on our website: http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/2017/14737/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

MSc Psychological Wellbeing in Clinical Practice PgDip Psychological Therapies PgCert Skills in Psychological Therapies

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