Taught course

Applied Psychology (Clinical Specialism)

Queen's University Belfast · School of Education

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Entry requirements

  • A 2.1 Honours degree in Psychology, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, which confers the graduate basis for registration with the British Psychological Society.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree in Psychology and a postgraduate Psychology qualification will be considered on an individual basis.
  • A satisfactory level of personal and professional competence related to the course, as evidenced in a personal statement.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides high quality training for psychology graduates and assistant/associate psychologists (or equivalent) in both the theoretical models of common mental health presentations and practical therapy skills that can be applied to multiple populations (eg. mental health, children, intellectual disability).

The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) provides students with skills in psychological assessment, formulation, and low intensity interventions (e.g., CBT).

The Masters in Science (MSc) develops skills in conducting health service research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Sue Mun Tsang