This course provides a comprehensive training programme comprising concurrent academic teaching (on average two days per week) and clinical work placements based mainly in the NHS (on average three days per week). The overarching purpose of the training course is to supply highly competent clinical psychologists for the NHS and related settings. You will participate in a broad'based clinical'academic programme, designed and taught by a diverse core team, selected invited external speakers and NHS specialists. This course covers all of the major theoretical and clinical approaches to clinical psychology.
Year 1: Clinical psychology theory and practice (90 credits); clinical psychology placements 1 and 2 (90 credits). Year 2: Clinical psychology theory and practice 2 (60 credits); clinical psychology placements 3 and 4 (90 credits). Year 3: Clinical psychology theory and practice 3 (30 credits); clinical psychology placements 5 and 6 (90 credits).
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- 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 .