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About

The Foundations of Clinical Psychology MSc course at the University of Southampton combines core clinical psychology knowledge, relevant research and application of clinical psychology all over the world. 

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Overview

Start your psychologist career path and study the foundations of clinical psychology at the University of Southampton . Learn the key therapy skills required of a clinical psychologist such as counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and how these apply to different cultures.

The leadership, management, and advanced research skills you'll gain on this MSc will also create career opportunities in many different sectors.

This intensive clinical psychology master's will ensure you graduate with the transferable skills and confidence stepping into the real world to pursue a career in psychology. You’ll develop your professional practice to reach the high standards expected from the field. Our MSc is also recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as counting towards continued professional development.

Through this Foundations of Clinical Psychology MSc course at the University of Southampton you'll:

  • learn core therapeutic skills including counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • apply ethical and professional practice principles of clinical psychology
  • learn advanced data analytical skills
  • develop and apply leadership skills
  • look at the global challenges and management of mental health  

Our vibrant learning environment actively encourages knowledge-sharing between students and academics. You'll listen, learn and share at regular psychology seminars from the Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (CIMH). You'll also get the unique opportunity to learn from NHS clinicians whose teaching will bring the latest case studies from UK healthcare. 

We actively support you in setting up a work placement during your time. Previous students have set up placements at NHS Trusts, schools and charities across Hampshire.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this course are working in the following roles:

  • Cognitive Psychologist for the Ministry of Defence, graduated in 2018
  • Assistant Psychologist in health psychology, graduated in 2018
  • Trainee on the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, graduated in 2016
  • Support worker for people with trauma, graduated in 2016

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Therapeutic Skills
  • Leadership and Management
  • CBT Theory & Skills
  • CBT for Anxiety and Depression
  • Applied Research Methods: Qualitative Methods
  • Applied Research Methods: Statistical Analysis of Comparisons & Group Differences
  • Applied Research Methods (ARM): Correlational Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • UK: Make sure we receive the application at least 4 weeks before the start
  • International: Make sure we receive your application at least 6 weeks before the start

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

You'll need:

  • a 2:1 degree in psychology
  • a 2:1 in all statistics modules
  • relevant experience in a mental health setting

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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