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Foundations of Clinical Psychology

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

Increasing numbers of Psychology undergraduates are looking to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology but accessing job and training opportunities in this area is very competitive and often difficult to access. Our masters programme in Clinical Psychology will increase your knowledge, skills, experience and confidence when applying for highly competitive Assistant Psychologist posts, Clinical Associate Training or the Doctoral Qualification in Clinical Psychology.

You will learn from practising clinical psychologists and academic psychologists who will provide advanced training on theoretical and applied aspects of clinical psychology. Key topics include developing psychological assessment and formulation skills, introducing core clinical skills, understanding clinical psychology across the lifespan, ethical and professional issues and clinical research methods. Carrying out a substantial clinical project will enable students to apply these skills in real-life situations. The clinical project is co-supervised by a practitioner psychologist and is often rooted in local clinical services, for example, carrying out a service evaluation of a treatment group.

Entry Requirements

You will usually have a 2:1 or first MA or BSc BPS accredited Psychology Degree (or overseas equivalent). In exceptional circumstances, applicants with a 2:2 BPS Psychology Degree may be considered.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Psychology

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

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