Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Clinical Psychology

The programme comprises academic teaching, self study, placements and research. Students draw appropriately and critically from a range of theories and techniques, in order to come to an informed understanding and plan of action in a wide range of situations. As well as developing the skills to alleviate suffering, by helping people become more competent at solving present and future problems, students contribute to the advancement of understanding of psychological problems and the implementation of psychological interventions.

Entry requirements

Entry is open to graduates holding a good honours degree in psychology or an equivalent qualification; applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 8.0 in academic reading, 7.0 in speaking and listening, and 7.0 writing).

Course modules

Moduless include: Assessment and formulation of clinical difficulties; core psychotherapeutic models and skills; teaching and training; research and evaluation methods; long-term models of care; managerial and professional issues; criminological and legal psychology; professional development; lifespan development; and consultancy and teamwork.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DClinPsychol Full-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Psychology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7925