University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Clinical Practice

Designed to provide clinical and research training for advanced and consultant practitioners in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Provides the knowledge, skills and understanding required to critically appraise theory, practice and research in psychoanalysis and related fields. Includes a small-scale treatment-related research project linked to the student's own area of clinical work as well as a large scale research project in the student's chosen area.

Entry requirements

Participants may apply to the programme having successfully completed the University�s MSc in Psychological Therapies (Psychodynamic). Subsequent successful completion of the DClinPrac may then lead to professional qualification as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, membership of the British Association of Psychotherapists (BAP) and registration in this category, with the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). Alternatively qualified psychoanalytic psychotherapists may undertake the programme as a freestanding course if they have an existing qualification at Master's level and/or their professional psychotherapy qualification is considered equivalent.

Course modules

Advanced clinical skills and critical appraisal; advanced theoretical skills in clinical practice; service related research project; project proposal; clinical research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DClinPrac Distance learning - 42 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01392 724695