University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Clinical Psychology

This course provides a professional qualification and confers eligibility for Chartered Clinical Psychologist status, enabling students to work within the NHS; students are funded, via employment, as trainee clinical psychologists with the NHS for the 3 years of training; the clinical component of the course reflects BPS requirements for core skills and competences; NHS clinical placement work covers the whole age range and level of severity of presentation.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology, or recognised equivalent, that confers the Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) by the BPS; plus work experience in a field relevant to clinical psychology; applicants must be UK/EU citizens.

Course modules

Adult lifespan 1, including introductory skills; adult lifespan 2, advanced skills; children and adolescents; clinical research; introduction to cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); learning disability; research and research training; plus NHS experience within adult clinical services (including older adults); child and adolescent learning disability and specialist services (eg psychosis, specialist psychotherapies, eating disorders, neuropsychology).

Sponsorship information

Trainees' fees and salary paid by Regional Health Authority.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DClinPsych Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Social Sciences
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023 8059 7342