Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Psychology (Applied Psychology, Clinical Specialism)

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge, and understanding, of common clinical presentations; skills, and competencies, required to undertake psychological assessment; low-intensity psychological interventions.

Entry requirements

1. A 2.1 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, which confers the graduate basis for registration with the British Psychological Society; 2. By time of entry, applicants must have an assistant/associate psychologist post, or comparable, within a health care setting; and 3. Applicants must also receive supervision from a qualified clinical psychologist. A maximum number of applicants can be accepted each year. Applications will be ranked based on quality of previous qualifications and experience. Non-EU international applicants are likely to require a work visa to secure an employment post as an assistant/associate psychologist (or equivalent).

Course modules

PG Diploma modules include: clinical presentations; foundations of clinical practice; low-intensity psychological interventions and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); psychological assessment; MSc students take the modules taught in year 1 and complete a dissertation in year 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include case studies, a critical literature review, a clinical practice portfolio and, for the MSc, a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,167 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,167 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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