University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

The MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology is recognised as a Continuing Professional Development programme by the British Psychology Society (BPS) and aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the empirical and theoretical foundations of clinical psychology and the role of the clinical psychologist in a European and international context. The programme focuses on the application of clinical psychology cross culturally. It will serve as an academic stepping-stone to a PhD in psychology and will supplement students' experience when applying for doctoral programmes in clinical psychology.

Entry requirements

MSc: Upper second-class honours degree in psychology, including statistics modules; other degrees considered in conjunction with an approved BPS conversion course. Experience of working in a mental health setting is desirable.

Course modules

Typical modules include: Applied Research Methods; Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology; Fundamentals of Therapeutic Skills; CBT for Anxiety and Depression; Leadership and Management Plus dissertation.

Assessment methods

Essays, formulations, role play assessment write-up of experiential learning task, presentations, qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Psychology
Telephone number: 
02380593483