Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc
Facts about Clinical Applications of Psychology
|Duration||Full time: one year
Part time: two years
|Attendance||To be confirmed
|Assessment||To be confirmed
Choose Kingston's Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc
The Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc provides a thorough grounding in current psychological theory and research informing the understanding of mental health problems. You will also gain advanced knowledge of the principles and evidence base of effective treatment interventions aimed at reducing mental health problems and enhancing wellbeing.
The course is suitable for psychology graduates. It can be considered a bridging masters-level course that would favourably position students for subsequent clinical training (eg doctoral level training in clinical psychology). It also provides a basis for further training in doctoral-level research and for career development in psychology professions related to mental health.
What will you study?
The course covers:
- theories of adult and child psychopathology;
- the bio-psychosocial aspects of health and illness;
- positive psychology and wellbeing;
- the evidence base for psychological and behavioural change interventions in mental health; and
- professional issues relevant to clinical practitioners.
You will acquire basic skills in counselling and knowledge of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) theory and practice. The course also provides grounding in research methods and analysis relevant to clinical and health psychology.
Please note: The completion of this course does not lead to a professional qualification as a clinical psychologist, nor does it guarantee entry to a doctoral level training in clinical psychology. However, it is anticipated that completion of this course will significantly enhance students' knowledge of the clinical applications of psychology and will thus benefit future career paths be they in the domain of clinical training and practice, research, or other related areas of psychology. The course is offered on both a full and part-time basis.
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