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Clinical Health Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #268 (QS) ,
This Msc Clinical Health Psychology at The University of Strathclyde is for individuals who are interested in pursuing professional or research training in applied psychology at Doctoral level.

About

The knowledge and skills you'll develop with the Msc Clinical Health Psychology at The University of Strathclyde 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.

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.

Typically, these will be available in NHS, academic, government and third sector settings. The placement is usually a consultancy project such as a service/training evaluation, case notes audit, or designing and delivering a stress management intervention.

Careers

This course will be of interest to students who wish to pursue a career as an applied psychologist, either as a researcher progressing to a PhD, or to support progression to further clinical training such as clinical psychology.

The course also provides post-graduate specialisation in health for graduates to equip them with the knowledge and skills in mental and physical health and well-being to work in NGOs or in a professional position at global organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qualitative Analyses
  • Quantitative Analyses
  • Applied Topics
  • Health Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Neuropsychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7050 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

To recognise academic achievement, the Dean's International Excellence Award offers international students a merit-based scholarship of up to £3,000 for entry onto a full-time Masters programme in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

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