University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Clinical Applications of Psychology

This course is designed for psychology graduates who plan to apply for admission to doctoral training programmes in clinical psychology, and are in the process of strengthening their credentials for the competitive entry process; the taught components of the course include modules on research methods tailored to clinical applications, evidence-based practice in adult, older adult, and child/adolescent populations, learning disabilities, and clinical case analysis; the practical component of the course is a 6-month placement in a local NHS trust that maintains a training relationship with the doctoral programme; students are assigned to placements in pairs, and have a clinical and an academic supervisor; they have the opportunity to assist clinical psychologists with research, clinical audit, or care provision, as applicable to the setting of each placement.

Entry requirements

1st class or good 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent from overseas universities) in psychology or containing psychology as a major component; the university is currently only considering UK/EU students with a psychology degree that provides graduate basis for registration (BPS); successful applicants should be able to demonstrate their interest in, and commitment to, a career in mental healthcare; plus 2 references, at least 1 academic and a work reference or 2 academic references. English Language IELTS 7.0; TOEFL iBT 100; PTE 70.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

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02476 524585