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Clinical Psychology (Research)

Cardiff University
3 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
On campus
Cardiff
English
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Clinical Psychology (Research)

The programme has strong links with Health and Social Care Services across Wales. The programme also enjoys an excellent relationship with the School of Psychology at Cardiff University where it is based, and receives valued support from its commissioners, the Welsh Government.

The programme is three years full-time and leads to the award of Doctor of Clinical Psychology validated by Cardiff University. Trainees are full-time employees of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) and registered postgraduate students of Cardiff University.

Programme Aims

The programme is intended for graduates with a degree in Psychology (or equivalent) and who are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society. Successful completion of the programme confers eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered Clinical Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society.

Admission requirements

All entrants must have graduate basis for chartered membership of the BPS. Relevant experience of paid or voluntary work in a clinical, community or clinical-academic setting with client groups and service settings directly relevant to clinical psychology is also an essential requirement. As NHS Wales employees, entrants must have the right to work in the UK.

English language requirements

IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all subskills, or equivalent.

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


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Program content

Training is co-ordinated within a set of six modules over the three years:

  • Older Adult / Adult Mental Health (Year 1)
  • Children & Young People / Learning Disabilities (Year 2)
  • Elective (e.g. Forensic / Health) (Year 3)
  • A research module runs across the three years.

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Distinctive Features

You will gain advanced understanding of best practice in clinical research to apply to running clinical trials.

You’ll experience in-depth training in drug development, clinical trials, and regulatory GCP requirement for clinical trials

Lecturers from Pharmaceutical Industry will provide you with an up-to-date overview on key developments in Clinical Research

Clinical Research trainers deliver a variety of teaching methods that enhance the course and will stimulate your learning.

The therapeutic modules will widen your skills in an array of medical settings.

The diversity of employment backgrounds of participants affords an ideal environment for networking with other clinical research personnel.

You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a research project at an internationally recognised research school at Cardiff University.

You’ll receive close academic support from an experienced personal tutor with an international background in compliance with clinical trial GCP and regulatory requirements.

You’ll develop critical analysis, personal reflection and enhanced clinical trial project communication and problem solving skills for career development in clinical research.

Career paths

Successful completion of the programme confers eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered Clinical Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society.

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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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