• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Mental Health and Clinical Psychology course from London South Bank University has a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress. You'll focus on the treatment of mental distress in both clinical and community settings, as well as developing an understanding of prevention and community means of social support and guidance.
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Overview

Why Mental Health and Clinical Psychology course at London South Bank University ?

  • All students on the MSc programme can undertake a clinically relevant placement in the community or within the NHS. 
  • Dedicated facilities – our lab complex includes an eye-tracking facility and observation room. 
  • Experts by experience (sometimes referred to as service users) are heavily involved in the delivery and design of the course. 
  • Jacqui Dillon (chair of the Hearing Voices Network) is a consultant on the implementation of this unique programme.

Employability

We have placed employability at the heart of the psychology courses and the teaching and learning ensure you develop skills valuable to future employment. You'll benefit from an annual psychology specific careers day, clear signposting of skills development within modules, and career and skills development opportunities from the School and across the University.

You could go on to work in a number of areas including clinical psychology, psychotherapy, care coordination, social work, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy. The course could help with senior roles and responsibilities, management and supervision, or senior roles within charities or NGOs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to clinical and community psychology
  • Research methods in psychology
  • Psychosocial interventions and treatments
  • Experts by experience
  • Introduction to clinical skills
  • Placement module

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
    • PgDip: 60 credits
    • MSc: 180 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Msc: 2:1 Honours degree in Psychology or allied field such as neuroscience, social work, nursing, medicine or psycho-social studies.

PGCert: 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology or an allied field such as neuroscience, social work, nursing, medicine or psycho-social studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13780 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9132 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9135 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time per year

  • UK/EU £2030
  • International £3062

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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