Kingston University London

Course Introduction

You will gain in'depth knowledge of theories of adult and child psychopathology, and will study the biopsychosocial aspects of health and illness. You will explore the evidence base for psychological and behavioural change interventions in mental and physical health, and will cover advanced research methodology and statistics. The course also provides opportunities for detailed and advanced study (via the dissertation) of a chosen area in clinical applications of psychology, enabling further development of your practical research skills. You will acquire basic counselling and cognitive behavioural skills, and will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the issues relevant to clinical practice, such as context and settings for clinical practitioners. You will also consider professional issues and current debates in ethics and diversity relevant to practitioners and researchers in mental health, and will learn how to apply ethical principles in both your research and via real or hypothetical clinical case studies.

Course Modules

Modules include: Clinical applications of psychology; professional practice; psychology dissertation; psychopathology across the life span; research design and analysis.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £6,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,700 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £3,520 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,535 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants should have: a good honours degree in psychology or equivalent; or a mental health qualification or other suitable professional experience. Knowledge of statistics and research methods skills up to third year undergraduate psychology level or equivalent is required. All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and 5.5 in all other elements.