What will I learn?

This popular programme teaches you how to assess mental health problems, understand their origins and help your patients recover. It provides a unique combination of clinical skills and analysis of psychological therapies, teaching you how to think critically about the application of specific therapies.

  • Learn which psychological therapies are effective and for whom
  • Take a supervised placement in a clinical setting
  • Gain training in research methods and writing
  • Learn from leading experts in the field
  • Study full-time or part-time on campus or online

Facilities

  • Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
  • Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

Career paths

The skills this programme gives you are valuable for work in psychiatric or psychological services, homelessness agencies, learning disabilities services or forensic services, and legal services.

We will encourage you to secure work roles in the field of mental health. We’ll help you prepare your CV, work on interview technique, and develop clinical skills if you want to consider more advanced and accredited courses.

Which department am I in?

Wolfson Institute

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
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Start date

20 September 2021

Venue

Charterhouse Square

Queen Mary University of London,

London,

EC1M 6BQ, England

Online/Distance with attendance (21 months)

Tuition fees
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Start date

20 September 2021

Venue

Charterhouse Square

Queen Mary University of London,

London,

EC1M 6BQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

For international students

Students need to have a 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Psychology, Medicine or a related discipline. IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary is ranked among the 25 most internationally diverse universities in the world and is home to a hugely diverse student population.

  • A leading higher education provider in the UK
  • One of the 24 Russell Group institutions
  • Houses 300 societies and 60 sports clubs
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize Winners