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Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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16380 GBP/year
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About

Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck, University of London is designed for graduates with a background in psychology, neuroscience or health sciences, who want to deepen their understanding of cutting-edge contemporary research in health. 

Overview

Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck, University of London will deepen your understanding of the methods and insights of contemporary health and clinical psychological sciences, including applied neuroscience. You will develop your generic research skills, learn advanced quantitative and qualitative methods, and study how best to design and evaluate interventions.

The emphasis is on mixed-method approaches and we will support you in developing a cross-disciplinary approach to appraising research and carrying out an extended critical review. 

On the Birkbeck, University of London's MA Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences, you conduct an extended critical review within an area of contemporary psychology, which involves formulating a research question, conducting a literature review, assessing arguments and the available evidence, and writing up your study in a format suitable for publication.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in psychology, health or related areas. Possible professions may include psychologist, counsellor or researcher. This degree may also be useful in becoming a further education lecturer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Critical review of research methodologies in psychological and clinical sciences
  • Current Challenges in Health
  • Generic Research Skills
  • Intervention Design and Evaluation
  • Neurocases and Clinical Assessments
  • Neurocognitive Processes in Mental Health
  • Qualitative Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in psychology or a related discipline (e.g. neuroscience, nursing or health sciences).
  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency
  • The application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10170 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time home students: £5085 pa
  • Part-time international students: £8190 pa

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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