Entry requirements

The normal minimum entry qualification is an upper second-class honours degree from a recognised institution.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research.
Programme content
The programme will consist of two research placements and a research project, supervised by staff affiliated to the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme or working in clinical areas. Taught components cover issues such as:
  • Practical, ethical and professional issues in applied research
  • Audit, evaluation, and research for service-planning
  • Questionnaire design and survey research
  • Qualitative research
  • Outcome research
  • Single case and small n designs
  • Writing a literature review
  • Interview skills

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,290 FT - £3,645 PT
International students
£18,360 FT - £9,180 PT

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
0121 414 5005