University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Clinical Psychology

There are 3 main areas of research activity in the division: Health psychology in collaboration with colleagues throughout the faculty of medicine, focuses on psychological aspects of cancer and clinical communication; studies of psychopathology which are primarily concerned with psychotic phenomena (hallucinations and delusions); this work includes the testing of novel psychological treatments; forensic psychology, including assessment and management of risk, and psychological treatment in maximum security settings.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or higher or equivalent Honours degree in a relevant subject is normally required. Criminal record checks may be necessary. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University include GCSE English; AS-level English; A-level English Language. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927