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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 from our enthusiastic expert academics, with a mix of seminar, lecture and research-based teaching providing exciting academic variety.

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.

Fees and funding

Visit our website for advice on fees and funding options:

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this 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
School Helpdesk
Email
LSE-school@royalholloway.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1784 276884