There is a taught component with a focus on the specialist skills and methods required to conduct and evaluate psychological research in clinical settings. There are also two research placements and a final research project which are all supervised by staff affiliated to the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme or working in clinical areas.
Successful students should graduate with skills and experience to strengthen their applications for PhD research, DClinPsy training, clinical research and/or Assistant Psychologist posts.
The programme aims to provide you with understanding and experience of research methods and techniques appropriate for clinical and applied settings. You will gain skills in planning and conducting research and disseminating research outcomes. These will include:
- Generating research questions
- Designing projects which will answer those questions
- Liaising with service users and professionals
- Acting ethically, sensitively and professionally
- Information handling
- Data analysis
- Critical evaluation
This Clinical Psychology programme at University of Birmingham will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research.
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- Psychological Issues in Clinical Settings
- Transferable Skills
- Foundations in Critical Thinking
- One optional module from: Principles of Applied Psychology, or Design and Analysis
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPsychology Cognitive Sciences Clinical Psychology View 798 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- Normally at least an upper second-class Honours degree in Psychology; however, candidates with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
International20250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20250 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7740 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £3,870 part time fee
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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