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- MSc Applied Clinical Psychology
- MSc Health Psychology
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
- Masters of Research
- Psychology MPhil and PhD
MSc Applied Clinical Psychology
The MSc Applied Clinical Psychology is a one year full-time course that will provide you with the background knowledge and professional skills to enable you to progress into a career in psychology. You will be equipped with up-to-date knowledge of theory and practice issues relevant to UK and international health care settings.
MSc Health Psychology
Current students Laurence Regan and Irini-Alexia Terzakis talk about studying the Health Psychology programme and their experience during the placement.
The MSc Health Psychology is concerned with:
- the promotion of health
- prevention and treatment of illness and disability
- analysis and improvement of the health care system
- health policy formation
This well established MSc programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and meets their requirements for Stage 1 training towards Chartered Health Psychology status.
The four month summer placement provides a unique opportunity to gain practical research experience while working with practising health professionals.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Director of Studies, Professor Paul Salkovskis, talks about the Doctorate Clinical Psychology programme.
The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology is a three year programme which consists of the three key interrelated elements, teaching, clinical placements and research.
The programme emphasises the importance of a clear understanding of how psychological theory can be applied to clinical problems.
We also offer a Foundation Course in Systemic/Family Therapy.
Masters of Research
The Masters of Research (MRes) degree will teach you psychology-specific units, as well as general research methods that you will learn with students from other departments. You will also undertake research with a member of staff in the Department of Psychology.
Our programmes include:
- MRes Psychology
- MRes Sustainable Futures (interdisciplinary pathway delivered as part of the South West Doctoral Training Centre)
Psychology MPhil and PhD
The MPhil and PhD programme provides an opportunity for students to undertake original research with our department.
In addition, and in collaboration with the South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC), we also offer the PhD Sustainable Futures.