Teesside University

Teesside University

Psychology

This programme provides a unique opportunity for qualified applied practitioner psychologists to update their level of academic qualification to doctorate status; this course provides students with the opportunity to study theory and research related to a specialised area of psychology to doctorate level; the production of the advanced independent work also allows students to enhance their understanding of conducting research and of the ethical issues involved in this process.

Entry requirements

HCPC registration as a practitioner psychologist; a minimum of 3 years' experience in current psychological practice. International applicants require IELTS at 6.5.

Assessment methods

Students learn through lectures, small discussion groups and on-going individual supervision; the virtual learning environment is also used to provide learning resources for each module and an interactive learning environment to enable them to discuss materials with other students and the teaching staff; there is a variety of assessment methods used throughout the programme; these include an oral and written presentation of the research proposal, ethics submission and the production of a 35,000-40,000-word advanced independent work followed by a viva voce.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PsychD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,005 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PsychD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,005 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PsychD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,005 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PsychD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,005 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PsychD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,005 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

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Admissions team
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01642 342308