University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Clinical Psychology

This programme covers research within clinical psychology which spans the spectrum of key research themes integral to improving our understanding of psychological disorders; these include cognition, interpersonal and family environments, and the integration of psychological explanation to derive understanding and intervention; research training provides a flexible platform for career development whilst offering structured progression to ensure study objectives are met; as a PhD candidate students join 1 of the research groups within the School and are quickly immersed in the current research activity being conducted.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: PhD: a 2.1 at undergraduate level; additional qualifications or research experience can compensate for a 2.2 degree under certain circumstances; MPhil: a 2.1 at undergraduate level; IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 paper-based or 250 computer based.

Course modules

Modules include: Practical issues in psychological research; advanced general methods in psychology; structured approaches to qualitative data in psychology; philosophical and conceptual issues in psychology; using advanced statistics in psychology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MPhil Full-time £ 15,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 15,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
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