How can mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and grieving problems best be studied and treated? How can we prevent it from occuring, improve treatment results and prevent relapse?These and similar kinds of questions you will address in the Masters programme Clinical Psychology. You will acquire and develop fundamental knowledge and skills in evidence-based psychotherapies and become familiar with the research methods in the field of clinical psychology.
This programme will enable you to develop into an academic professional. You have broad knowledge of contemporary scientific theories and instruments as well as skills related to prevention, psychotherapeutic treatment and policy formation in the area of psychological aspects of health, illness and psychopathology. You are familiar with research methods from mental healthcare and can translate that knowledge to practice. You know what its like to work in a multi-disciplinary team.Please note that starting September 2017 this programme will be the successor of the existing Clinical and Health programme.
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A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a clinical orientation that fulfils the above requirements in terms of level, orientation and scope.
The competencies requested for this programme include: Psychological theories, Psychopathology, Assessment, Methods and statistics & Research report and communication techniques.Proof of your proficiency in English (CAE- Level B, CPC- Grade C).
Scholarships, fellowships, and grants offered by Utrecht University, the Dutch government, and other organisations can help fund your studies at the university. Please note that the scholarship options for programmes starting in February are limited.
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