Bournemouth University

Hypnosis in Research, Medicine and Clinical Practice

This course is designed to equip you with the critical, methodological and practical skills that are necessary for advancement and development in the areas of clinical and academic hypnosis. You will be based in the Department of Psychology at BU and the course is also supported by the Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. It has been developed to meet the needs of practising healthcare professionals and research psychologists with key units being taught over weekends or condensed into one week, and the other units being taught on just two days a week with the option of part-time study available. You can opt to exit the course with either a PG Cert or PG Dip qualification after taking relevant units. The full MSc qualification will be ideal for graduate students with plans for a future in clinical / medical practice and those looking to be trained in the research methods required for PhD level study. A key benefit of the MSc is that it contributes a minimum of 72 hours towards the European Certificate of Hypnosis, awarded by the European Society of Hypnosis. If you are studying for a PG Cert or PG Dip you will gain credits towards the European Certificate of Hypnosis (and CPD if required). You will be trained in the use of hypnosis and will be able to apply it in a range of clinical and research settings depending on your profession and experience. Graduates without a clinical background will be qualified to use hypnosis in ethically approved research protocols, and in clinical and medical settings in the presence of, and following a request from, a suitably qualified clinical or medical specialist. The course is unique in that it is taught by leading researchers and clinico-medical practitioners of hypnosis from the Royal Society of Medicine.

Course modules

PG Cert level: Hypnosis in Practice & Hypnosis in Research PG Dip level: Advanced Research Methods, Advanced Statistics & Key Transferable Skills: Presentation and Scientific Writing MSc level: Research Project

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
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
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 14,000 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 6,250 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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