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¿Qué aprenderé?

About the course

This programme has been specifically designed for those intending to pursue a career in clinical psychology and to apply for a place on the professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, but it is also ideal for those interested in a research career or PhD in the area of clinical psychology and mental health. The programme enables students to gain detailed knowledge about modern theories and models in relation to psychopathology and psychological assessment as well as about effective psychological interventions and therapies. It also provides broad research training in quantitative and qualitative research, and offers education about the role of professional clinical psychologists along with training in essential clinical skills. The programme includes a Research Internship in Clinical Psychology which is a particularly attractive module enabling students to gain experience with professional research in clinical psychology. This masters course is: Designed to strengthen the research competence and academic profile of those intending to apply for professional training in clinical psychology. Offers broad postgraduate research training in quantitative and qualitative research methods relevant to clinical psychology and mental health in general. Includes a Research Internship in Clinical Psychology.

Why choose this course?

The main educational aims of the programme are to provide you with a thorough knowledge about clinical psychology as an academic and professional discipline, and to develop your research competence in a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods of particular relevance to clinical psychology. Core knowledge areas such as psychopathology, psychological assessment and various types of psychological intervention are each taught in specific modules. You will be introduced to leading theories or models in each field and the scientific evidence on which they are based will be critically discussed. Important research paradigms and controversies dominating current scientific debates within clinical psychology will be presented, and you will learn and practice how to critically appraise published research.

What will I study?

We have our own dedicated postgraduate teaching rooms. Teaching includes lectures, seminars, practicals in class, workshops, group work, simulation exercises and individual supervision. A blend of different assessment methods will be used. Part of the modules is assessed by exams, but the majority of the assignments constitute coursework such essays, data analysis reports, a written paper critique and oral presentations. Teaching is given by accredited clinical psychologists as well as academic psychologists who research clinical issues.

Careers

This course is ideal for those considering a professional or research career in clinical psychology and wish to strengthen their academic CV.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Life and Medical Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£14.850,00 (US$ 20.799) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija
Fecha de inicio

28 Septiembre 2021, 28 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

University of Hertfordshire

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with GPA 2.5 out of 4. SAT 550 in each band or ACT 25 in each band. For entry onto Pre-masters Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with less than GPA 2.5 out of 4. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) for postgraduate.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must have a 2.1 or first BSc honours degree in Psychology (or overseas equivalent). Applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications will be considered; IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band and a 6.5 in written and spoken English) or equivalent. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) a score of 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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