University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Clinical Psychology

The course has 3 main components: University based academic teaching, service based practice learning, and clinically relevant research; university based teaching takes place over 2 semesters: the 1st (September to January) is based at the University of Lincoln; the 2nd (February to June) is based at the University of Nottingham's Institute of Work, Health and Organisations; practice learning takes place throughout the year and is based at placements in services in Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire; research is conducted throughout the programme leading to the completion of a doctoral thesis and the completion of a small scale research project.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in Psychology; or an equivalent subject recognised by the British Psychological Society as conferring Graduate Basis for Registration; applicants must meet the essential characteristics of the NHS person specification for a Clinical Psychologist in Training; plus previous supervised practical experience relevant to clinical training; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 7.0 with at least 5.5 in any element; or TOEFL paper based: 600 with 4.5 TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 250 with 4.5 TWE are required; all applicants must complete Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for acceptability as an NHS employee.

Course modules

Modules include: individual client interventions; research design and implementation; research project; professional skills; groups, families and indirect work; systems and organisations; topics in clinical psychology; further developments in therapeutic approaches; core placement a; core placement b; specialist placement; final placement; research analysis and dissemination; research project design; research project implementation; small scale research project; foundation placement a; foundation placement b.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DClinPsy Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
DClinPsy Full-time £ 18,210 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 846 6646