Applied Clinical Psychology MSc

1 year, starting in September 2018

Gain foundation knowledge in clinical psychology theory and practice.

As part of this MSc, you will gain an up-to-date knowledge of clinical psychology theory and practice, including research. You will study different ways of understanding mental health problems in adults and children, and share insights into relevant theories and the latest practice models applicable to both UK and international settings.

You will be introduced to the foundation skills of clinical psychology practice, including interviewing, observation and psychometric assessment.

You will also learn about research in healthcare, looking at issues such as research design, governance and ethical considerations before going on to conduct your own piece of research.

Studying clinical psychology at Bath means you will be joining our leading Department of Psychology. The research interests of our members span a broad range of clinically relevant topics, including ageing, common mental health problems, psychosis, autism, persistent physical symptoms, child maltreatment and trauma amongst others.

You will leave this course with:

  • excellent research skills that can be applied to primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings
  • thorough knowledge of clinical psychology approaches, theories and models
  • a strong foundation for further postgraduate training in clinical psychology or work as an assistant psychologist

This course is intended for psychology graduates interested in careers as practitioners, researchers or managers. It will also appeal to current health service professionals with a degree in psychology or a related discipline, who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge.

Graduate prospects

Studying this course will set you up with the knowledge and professional skills required to move into a range of health service careers. It is particularly good preparation for securing work as an assistant psychologist, and a strong foundation for further postgraduate training in clinical psychology.

This course is not professionally accredited and will not provide you with a license to practice.

Join our webinar

Join our webinar on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 12:00-13.00 GMT.

During the webinar you will be able to find about:

  • course structure and content
  • teaching and assessment
  • studying at the University of Bath

There will also be an opportunity to put your questions to our staff.

Register for the webinar.

Course structure

This course lasts 1 year. It starts in September 2018 and ends in 2019. Induction week starts on 24 September 2018.

Occasionally we make changes to our programmes in response to, for example, feedback from students, developments in research and the field of studies, and the requirements of accrediting bodies. You will be advised of any significant changes to the advertised programme, in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

Units

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Learning and assessment

Learning

  • Laboratory sessions
  • Lectures
  • Online resources
  • Practical sessions
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops

Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Dissertation
  • Essay
  • Oral assessment
  • Portfolio
  • Practical work
  • Other

Entry requirements

Qualifications

Select the country where your qualification comes from.

United Kingdom qualifications

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

Your degree must be recognised by the British Psychology Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC).

If you do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology, we will consider applicants who have successfully completed a BPS accredited Masters conversion degree.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years, you completed your degree in the UK, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Cyprus qualifications

A bachelor's degree (Ptychio) with a final overall score of at least 6.5 out of 10.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

France qualifications

A licence with a final overall score of at least 12 out of 20 (assez bien).

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Germany qualifications

A bachelor’s degree, Diplom or magister artium with a final overall score of at least 2 (gut).

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Greece qualifications

A university bachelor's degree (Ptychio) or Diploma with a final overall score of at least 6.5 out of 10.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Italy qualifications

A laurea with a final overall score of at least 103 out of 110.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

India qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree with a final overall result of at least a First Class.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Pakistan qualifications

A four-year Bachelor’s degree from a high ranked (HEC) university with a final overall result of at least a First Class (Division 1).

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

United States of America qualifications

A bachelor’s degree with a final overall score of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 (B).

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Sweden qualifications

A kandidatexamen or Professional Bachelor's degree with a final overall result of at least a pass.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Other qualifications

We welcome applications from graduates from all countries so if you can’t see your country in the list, please contact our admissions team for advice about your specific entry requirements.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.

If you receive an offer you will need to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Fees and funding

Payment options

You can pay your tuition fees by Direct Debit, debit card, credit card, cheque, bank transfer or cash. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help you pay your fees.

Read more about your payment options

Fees

Your tuition fees and how you pay them will depend on whether you are a Home, EU, Island or Overseas student.

Learn how we decide fee status

Tuition fees

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Budgeting

You will need to budget at least £100 for the cost of photocopying, printing and binding. You will also need to budget for the cost of text books.

Some courses involve visits away from campus and you may be required to pay some or all of the costs of travel, accommodation and food and drink.

If you’re on a placement, you’re responsible for your own travel, accommodation and living costs. You should also consider the financial implications if you go on an unpaid or overseas placement.

Application information

  • Course title
    Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Final award
    MSc
  • Mode of study
    Full-time
  • Course code
    TDUPS-AC01
  • UK/EU application deadline
    31 August 2018
  • Overseas deadline
    30 June 2018
  • Application eligibility
    UK and Overseas students are eligible to apply

Course enquiries

Admissions
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
+441225385115

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