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Clinical and Health Psychology

Bangor University
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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Program description

Clinical and Health Psychology

Clinical psychology involves applying psychological understanding to difficulties connected with mental or physical health problems. Using this understanding, clinical psychologists assess and treat people of all ages and ability levels who are experiencing psychological distress, behavioural problems or related issues. Students taking the MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology will be introduced to the theory and knowledge that underpins effective practice in clinical psychology, will explore this in relation to a range of conditions, will gain an understanding of the range of research methods used by clinical psychologists, and will conduct their own research project in a relevant area.

Students wishing to can exit the program after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSc.

Admission requirements

UK applicants should normally have a BPS-accredited undergraduate degree or a conversion degree in Psychology, with at least 2(ii) or equivalent. Applicants with degrees of an equivalent standard in a closely-related discipline, including qualified health professionals (e.g. clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists) who have relevant clinical experience, will also be considered.

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Professional Skills in Psych Core
  • Research Project Core

Semester 2

  • Theoretical Models in Clin Psy Core
  • Advanced Research Methods Core
  • Research Project

Optional Modules

  • Clinical Neuropsychology II (Semester 2)
  • Bio Bases of Neuro Disorders (Semester 2)
  • Behavioural Neurology (Semester 2)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology I (Semester 1)
  • Top in Child Health and Wellbe (Semester 1)
  • Research Methods Skills (Semester 1)
  • Nudges and Beh Change for Busi (Semester 1)
  • Global Early Childhood (Semester 2)
  • Learning and Rehabilitation (Semester 2)
  • Applied Forensic Psychology (Semester 1)
  • Positive Psychology Practice (Semester 2)
  • Disorders of Literacy (Semester 2)

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Tuition fees

For more information please visit our website

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a postgraduate diploma or certificate (PGDip/PGCert).

Career opportunities

This course will be of particular interest to psychology graduates aiming for a career in clinical psychology and who do not yet have relevant work experience. Completing the MSc provides a sound basis for obtaining employment as an assistant psychologist and later gaining entry to clinical training. For graduates who already have relevant work experience the course provides evidence of academic and research skills, which is valuable when making applications for clinical training. It is also an excellent preparation for graduates who are keen to pursue research in the area of clinical psychology and for qualified health professionals with an appropriate academic background who wish to extend their understanding of clinical psychology.

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Why study at Bangor University

Gold rated teaching

Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A top 10 university

The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
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