Taught course

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

University of Southampton · Psychology

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Entry requirements

This MSc clinical psychology programme is designed for graduates with a first degree in Psychology from an approved university of 2:1 standard or above. Other honours degrees are also considered in conjunction with an approved BPS conversion course. Experience of working in a mental health setting is highly desirable.

Months of entry


Course content

Clinical psychologists aim to reduce mental distress and promote well-being, using psychological methods. This programme provides a broad introduction to the discipline and role of the clinical psychologist in a European and international context. Focusing on the application of therapy, leadership and research skills, cross-culturally, the course serves as a stepping-stone to a PhD in psychology and supplements your experience when applying for doctoral programmes in clinical psychology.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

We are partnering with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC) to offer international scholarships to support students from select Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study a Masters programme in the United Kingdom.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)23 8059 3483