Bournemouth University

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

This Master's course adopts a patient-centred approach to teaching the origins and range of clinical psychology. It is recognised and respected by practitioners for producing sound, highly employable graduates within many branches of psychology. The course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of clinical psychology, and is particularly relevant if you intend to apply to a training programme to qualify as a clinical psychologist. Delivery of the programme is typically 2 days per week on campus between October and May each year, with supervision arrangements for the dissertation in June and July. This delivery pattern allows you to plan and build a clinical portfolio more effectively, if appropriate to your future career.

Course modules

Core units: Roots & Range of Psychological Disorders - Psychological Therapy - Advanced Research Methods - Advanced Statistics - Dissertation. Research apprenticeship scheme -In your second term, you may be offered the chance to work alongside staff to help them with their research. You get the chance to work together with researchers, gathering and analysing data, and working out what experimental findings might mean. You have the opportunity to work with specialist equipment that you might not have been able to otherwise and gain in-depth knowledge of what research really involves.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,000 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,250 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus BH12 5BB South West

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