A 2.1 Honours degree or 1st in psychology recognised by the British Psychological Society as meeting graduate basis for registration; minimum of 12 months of full-time relevant experience (e.g. research, NHS, social services, voluntary sector); applicants should note that students are admitted as generic postgraduate research students, transfer to the doctoral programme is decided after 18 months, on the basis of their overall performance. It should be noted that places on the Programme are currently fully funded by the British National Health Service. We cannot consider applications from overseas (non-EU/EEA) candidates.
Months of entry
Key features of the programme include: the focus on theory practice links, the applicability of research skills in clinical settings and an emphasis on the development of curious and critical thinking. The programme has a taught component, 5 clinical placements (normally in the NHS) over the 3 years and a final 40,000 word thesis.
Fees and funding
Health Education England – Yorkshire and the Humber.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships to international students, including partial fee awards and full scholarships covering fees and maintenance, see http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk for full details. Details of the financial support that may be available can be found on http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/125186/postgraduate_funding.
Qualification and course duration
DClinPsy by taught
Course contact details
- Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology
- +44 (0)113 343 2737