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Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences (Part-Time)

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
8100 GBP/year
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Birkbeck, University of London's MSc Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences (Part-Time) 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. 

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Overview

The course 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 MSc Health and Clinical Psychological Sciences (Part-Time) , 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.

Highlights

  • Birkbeck's Department of Psychological Sciences has an outstanding research tradition, with an international reputation in all aspects of cognitive neuroscience, especially developmental cognitive neuroscience. You will have the opportunity to attend research seminars and to meet and network with world-class researchers, both in the Department and at other leading research centres and institutes at Birkbeck and in the Bloomsbury area.  
  • Psychology at Birkbeck is ranked third best in London, ninth in the UK and 85th globally in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. 
  • Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck were ranked fifth in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and we achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to research of world-leading quality. 

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

  • 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.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in psychology or a related discipline (eg neuroscience, nursing or health sciences). 
  • We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively.
  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • You do not need to have completed your current qualification to start your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4975 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4975 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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