Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

The course is aimed at individuals who wish to acquire an in-depth knowledge of clinical psychology in order to enhance their application to training programmes to qualify as a clinical psychologist. In addition to the theoretical component of the programme, the 15-day placement experience allows the student to gain more than an insight into the working practice of clinical psychology. Two dissertations require the student to reflect on experience gained on placement and also to complete a thorough an critical literature review in the area of specialism.

Entry requirements

2.1 classification in an undergraduate psychology degree. Those with less standard/traditional qualifications and relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course modules

Modules include: Roots and range of psychological disorders; psychological therapy; advanced statistics; advanced research methods and statistics; placement experience and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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