Taught course

Foundations of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health

University of Sussex · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in psychology or a closely related subject such as neuroscience.

Applications for this course are competitive and can close early. We therefore recommend an early application - ideally by April.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain advanced research skills relevant to clinical psychology and a broad understanding of mental health service provision.

The course is for you if you’re eventually seeking a place on a DClin Psych clinical training degree and are an existing professional in other health-related disciplines. It is run in conjunction with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

You’ll be taught by our faculty who have research strengths in psychopathology and clinical psychology, and guest lecturers including local practitioners.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/psychology/foundations-of-clinical-psychology-and-mental-health-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
+44 (0)1273 876638