Taught course

Clinical Psychology

Teesside University · School of Health and Social Care
DClinPsy by taught

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Entry requirements

At the time of application you must demonstrate:

  • that you meet the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society
  • a strong academic attainment in your undergraduate degree (a 2.1 degree or higher), applicants with a 2.2 degree may be considered but must also have completed a master's degree (or higher) to demonstrate the capacity for study at this level
  • a minimum of 12 months' relevant clinical experience (not necessarily consecutive)
  • an understanding of the importance and contribution research plays within the profession
  • a clear commitment and motivation to train as a clinical psychologist
  • a good understanding of the role of a clinical psychologist and why you are choosing the profession
  • evidence of personal awareness and a recognition and understanding of the importance of self reflection
  • the ability to communicate and relate well to others.

Months of entry


Course content

You complete training across the lifespan of children and adolescents, working-age adults and older adults, as well as working with special needs and specialist services. The programme provides training across a range of psychological models, including cognitive behavioural, cognitive analytic, psychodynamic and systemic approaches. Indirect interventions are encouraged and opportunities to undertake our innovative organisational placements can be provided. The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology leads to the award of Doctor of Clinical Psychology.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DClinPsy by taught
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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