M.Sc. Clinical Applications of Psychology

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  • 12 months
  • GBP13000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences | Kingston University
The Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc provides a thorough grounding in current psychological theory and research informing the understanding of mental health problems. You will also gain advanced knowledge of the principles and evidence base of effective treatment interventions aimed at reducing mental health problems and enhancing wellbeing.
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Description of Clinical Applications of Psychology

The course is suitable for psychology graduates. It can be considered a bridging masters-level course that would favourably position students for subsequent clinical training (eg doctoral level training in clinical psychology). It also provides a basis for further training in doctoral-level research and for career development in psychology professions related to mental health.

What will you study?

The course covers:

  • theories of adult and child psychopathology;
  • the bio-psychosocial aspects of health and illness;
  • positive psychology and wellbeing;
  • the evidence base for psychological and behavioural change interventions in mental health; and
  • professional issues relevant to clinical practitioners.

You will acquire basic skills in counselling and knowledge of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) theory and practice. The course also provides grounding in research methods and analysis relevant to clinical and health psychology.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 13000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 5900 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Core modules
  • Clinical Applications of Psychology
  • Professional Practice
  • Psychology Dissertation
  • Psychopathology Across the Life Span
  • Research Design and Analysis

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Clinical Applications of Psychology

What you need to apply for this course

Applicants should have:

  • a good honours degree in psychology or equivalent; or
  • a mental health qualification or other suitable professional experience.

You must also be able to demonstrate mathematical competency equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level. Knowledge of statistics and research methods skills up to third year undergraduate psychology level or equivalent is required.

Work Experience for Clinical Applications of Psychology

No work experience is required.

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