Taught course

Applied Clinical Psychology

Institution
University of Bath · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScMSc

Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

Your degree must be recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC).

If you do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology, we will consider applicants who have successfully completed a BPS accredited Masters conversion degree.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain foundation knowledge in clinical psychology theory and practice.

As part of this MSc, you will gain an up-to-date knowledge of clinical psychology theory and practice, including research. You will study different ways of understanding mental health problems in adults and children, and share insights into relevant theories and the latest practice models applicable to the UK.

You will be introduced to the foundation skills of clinical psychology practice, including interviewing, observation and psychometric assessment.

You will also learn about research in healthcare, looking at issues such as research design, governance and ethical considerations before going on to conduct your own piece of research.

Studying clinical psychology at Bath means you will be joining our Department of Psychology. The research interests of our members span a broad range of clinically relevant topics, including ageing, common mental health problems, psychosis, autism, eating disorders, persistent physical symptoms, child maltreatment and trauma amongst others.

You will leave this course with:

  • research skills that can be applied to primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings
  • foundation knowledge of clinical psychology approaches, theories and models
  • a strong foundation for further postgraduate training in clinical psychology or work as an assistant psychologist

This course is intended for psychology graduates interested in careers as practitioners or researchers. It will also appeal to current health service professionals with a degree in psychology or a related discipline, who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Graduate prospects

Studying this course will set you up with the knowledge and professional skills to move into a range of health service and research careers. It is particularly good preparation for work as an assistant psychologist, and a foundation for further postgraduate training or research in clinical psychology.

This course is not professionally accredited and will not provide you with a licence to practise.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Taught Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1225 385 115