Psychological Therapy in Primary Care (in conjunction with the University of Stirling)

University of Dundee


Off campus


This training course for psychology graduates is jointly run by the Universities of Dundee and Stirling, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland, and a number of NHS Psychological Services across Scotland.

On completion of this masters level course trainees will be equipped with the core skills for assessing and treating adult patients who are suffering from a range of common mental health disorders, typically presenting in Primary Care NHS settings.

This highly demanding 12-month course will focus on Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy approaches and on applying evidence-based psychological interventions to the assessment and treatment of mental health problems.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society and an Honours degree in Psychology (2:1 or above) and should have appropriate personal qualities suited to employment in the NHS. Some experience of working in a caring or clinical setting is desirable but not essential. Recruitment is jointly undertaken by representative senior academic and NHS staff.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months


Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

SCQF Level