Taught course

Clinical Psychology

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

UK 2:1 (Honours) degree or equivalent in Psychology or a related Social Science subject with evidence of having taken and passed methodological and statistics training at degree level.

Applicants will also be considered if they have marginally missed 2:1 or equivalent entry criteria if there is evidence of relevant work experience or professional qualifications in an associated area, provided they can demonstrate that they have achieved 2:1 level or equivalent in statistics and research method modules.

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and no subscore below 5.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Psychology explores many aspects of the human condition including our thoughts, feelings, decisions and behaviours. Study Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll develop a deep understanding of the treatment and assessment of mental illness and behavioural problems.

This comprehensive programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a career in a mental health setting or mental health research, with topics including clinical assessment, the principles of evidence-based treatments and wellbeing. You’ll learn in tutorial groups from our enthusiastic expert academics, with a mix of seminar, lecture and research-based teaching providing exciting academic variety.

The Department of Psychology is research intensive and well equipped, and you’ll enjoy access to a range of cutting-edge technologies including an on-site MRI scanner, eye tracking technology, EEG machines, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) equipment, and a baby lab.

You’ll graduate with a range of transferable skills to take into further PhD study or your future career, including advanced research training and communication skills for working with clients, patients, and families. We provide excellent employability skills for graduates. Our notable alumni include leading bioscience innovator Professor Jackie Hunter CBE, Terrence Higgins Trust founder Dr Rupert Whitaker, and Dr Christian Jarrett – author of The Rough Guide to Psychology.

  • Students develop applicable skills and knowledge to pursue a career in a mental health setting or mental health research.
  • Study in a department ranked 6th in the UK for research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • Gain a range of transferable skills to take into your future career.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,400
International students
£16,300

Visit our website for advice on fees and funding options:

https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/postgraduate/feesandfunding/home.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
60 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

Please note that this MSc does not lead to a professional qualification as a clinical psychologist, nor does this module guarantee you entry onto a Clinical Psychology doctorate programme.

Course contact details

Name
Karen Harding - Postgraduate Taught Administrator
Email
psyoffice@royalholloway.ac.uk