University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Clinical & Health Psychology

The PhD and MSc by Research in Clinical Psychology offer the chance to work with, and be supervised by, a range of clinical academics across many areas of psychology. Candidates should note that these programmes do not lead to Chartered Clinical Psychologist status. Our research involves national and international collaborations, with many projects involving NHS partnerships. Our research interests include: mindfulness and third wave approaches; eating behaviours and disorders; psychosis and complex mental health; risk and resilience in children and adolescents; psychological treatments; and violent behaviour and sexual offending. For more detailed information about potential PhD supervisors, their research interests and publications, please visit our website. We have an active research group in the area of applied developmental psychology and psychological therapies research for severe mental health issues. A large number of the clinical psychology team and our students are part of the Centre for Applied Developmental Psychology, specialising in research that aims to promote the wellbeing of young people and aid recovery in those with mental health problems.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time - 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time - 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Research Admissions Secretary (Health)
Telephone number: 
0131515144