University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Clinical Health Psychology

The classes that make up this course have been carefully developed to offer theory, knowledge and practical skills across the areas of clinical, health and neuropsychology, in addition to providing training in research methods. The knowledge and skills you'll develop will substantially help you if you're aiming to take a PhD in a clinical or health based area, or want to become a Practitioner Psychologist. You can study full-time over one year or part-time over two years. Single modules can be taken as part of Continuing Professional Development.

Entry requirements

First or upper second-Class Honours degree in Psychology from a UK university or a qualification deemed by the Head of Department, acting on behalf of Senate, to be equivalent in all cases, applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate an appropriate level of English.

Course modules

Research methods: qualitative analyses; quantitative analyses; common experimental methods; applied topics: health psychology; clinical psychology; neuropsychology; professional practice and placement; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A wide variety of assessment methods are employed by the course including: practical reports; self-reflective practice diaries; exams; design of health information leaflets; poster presentation; case study evaluations; essays; thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

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