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Applied Clinical Psychology (Online)

24 months
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Mental health is perhaps the best recognised area of healthcare where clinical psychology has a major role in the provision of clinical services. The Applied Clinical Psychology (Online) programme is offered at Diploma MSc.

Overview

This can be through direct provision of psychological care (assessment, formulation, therapy, evaluation) and through indirect contributions through the application of psychological concepts and methods within multidisciplinary services.

Our Applied Clinical Psychology (Online) programme offered at Diploma MSc. is aimed at healthcare professionals who want to gain new knowledge and skills in this area application of psychology within clinical settings through online psychology courses. This master's in applied clinical psychology will give healthcare professionals a better understanding of how psychological knowledge, principles and methods can be applied within clinical practice. This MSc psychology online course is also suited for psychology graduates wanting to undertake MSc psychology distance learning courses and those who wish to undertake a relevant postgraduate course, prior to applying for a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

The Applied Clinical Psychology MSc degree course aims to:

  • Equip the individual with a broad understanding of clinical psychology, skills in critical appraisal and application of knowledge for direct patient benefit/service development and future study.
  • Equip students with life-long learning and advanced problem-solving skills that they can apply to clinical practice in clinical psychology.
  • Enable graduates to demonstrate the ability to lead complex tasks and processes in the delivery and advancement of psychologically informed health care.
  • Enable graduates to confidently work in teams in multi-agency, multi-cultural and/or international contexts.
  • Enable graduates to critically evaluate the delivery of psychological care to patients/service users.
  • Equip students with a systematic understanding of evidence-based psychological interventions.
  • Enable graduates to use relevant understanding, methodologies and approaches to address complex issues of clinical care across the spectrum of healthcare specialties caring for patients with psychological needs.
  • Equip students with the ability to critically evaluate evidence and guidance for clinical psychology and implement best practice and innovation in complex patient scenarios.
  • Develop skills in leadership, adaptability, critical thinking and self-reflection.
  • Extend student knowledge of research methods and application to practice.
  • Extend the scope of practice by exploring a professional subject area in more depth utilising knowledge gained in the previous modules.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Core Clinical Skills
  • Therapeutic Approaches
  • The Psychology of Common Mental Health Difficulties
  • Specialist Applications

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Since our courses are conducted entirely online, they are accessible to both UK and international registered healthcare professionals.
  • Applicants will typically hold a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree or in Psychology.
  • Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. In some cases, applicants may be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment in order to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at postgraduate level, and demonstrate the requisite clinical and professional knowledge.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8880 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8880 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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