The programme provides teaching on the major approaches to clinical psychology theory and practice, examines the assumptions which inform scientific activity, the problems in applying philosophies and methods from the natural sciences to human behaviour, and the relationship between the philosophy of science and research activity; the aim of the programme is to educate and train clinical psychologists for work in NHS and related settings.
Modules include: Professional and transferable skills; clinical psychology and epistemology; assessment competencies; research theory and methods; therapeutic skills; personal and professional development; adults; psychosis; older adults; neurological problems; social inequalities; learning difficulties; child and family; health and sexual health; forensic clinical psychology.
Course Additional Entry
An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) that is acceptable to the British Psychological Society for conferring Graduate Basis for Chartership. Candidates must also be acceptable to the National Health Service as clinical psychologists in an employed or honorary capacity. Application is only available via the clearing house for postgraduate courses in clinical psychology .
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