Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Psychology explores many aspects of the human condition including our thoughts, feelings, decisions and behaviours. Study Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll develop a deep understanding of the treatment and assessment of mental illness and behavioural problems.

This comprehensive programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a career in a mental health setting or mental health research, with topics including clinical assessment, the principles of evidence'based treatments and wellbeing. You’ll learn in tutorial groups from our enthusiastic expert academics, with a mix of seminar, lecture and research'based teaching providing exciting academic variety.

The Department of Psychology is research intensive and well equipped, and you’ll enjoy access to a range of cutting'edge technologies including an on'site MRI scanner, eye tracking technology, EEG machines, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) equipment, and a baby lab.

You’ll graduate with a range of transferable skills to take into further PhD study or your future career, including advanced research training and communication skills for working with clients, patients, and families. We provide excellent employability skills for graduates. Our notable alumni include leading bioscience innovator Professor Jackie Hunter CBE, Terrence Higgins Trust founder Dr Rupert Whitaker, and Dr Christian Jarrett – author of The Rough Guide to Psychology.

+ Students develop applicable skills and knowledge to pursue a career in a mental health setting or mental health research.

+ Study in a department ranked 6th in the UK for research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014)

+ Gain a range of transferable skills to take into your future career.

Course Modules

Mandatory modules: Adjustment and Well'Being; Advanced and Applied Research Techniques; Clinical Assessment and Treatment Approaches; Professional Clinical Practice and Skills; Statistics for Research; Clinical Dissertation. A range of optional modules are also available.

Start Date:

17/09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £16,300 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £10,400 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £16,300 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • UK 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent in Psychology or a related Social Science subject with evidence of having taken and passed methodological and statistics training at degree level.
  • Applicants will also be considered if they have marginally missed 2:1 or equivalent entry criteria if there is evidence of relevant work experience or professional qualifications in an associated area, provided they can demonstrate that they have achieved 2:1 level or equivalent in statistics and research method modules.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and no subscore below 5.5