Research course

Clinical Psychology

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology, or recognised equivalent, that confers the Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) by the BPS; plus work experience in a field relevant to clinical psychology; applicants must be UK/EU citizens.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides a professional qualification and confers eligibility for Chartered Clinical Psychologist status, enabling students to work within the NHS; students are funded, via employment, as trainee clinical psychologists with the NHS for the 3 years of training; the clinical component of the course reflects BPS requirements for core skills and competences; NHS clinical placement work covers the whole age range and level of severity of presentation.

Adult lifespan 1, including introductory skills; adult lifespan 2, advanced skills; children and adolescents; clinical research; introduction to CBT; learning disability; research and research training; plus NHS experience within adult clinical services (including older adults); child and adolescent learning disability and specialist services (eg psychosis, specialist psychotherapies, eating disorders, neuropsychology).

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Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Social Sciences
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