What will I learn?

Why this course?

The course has been developed to offer theory, knowledge and practical skills development across the areas of clinical, health and neuropsychology. In addition, students will receive training in professional practice and advanced research methods.

The knowledge and skills you will develop will help prepare you for a PhD in a clinical or health-related area, or a career as a Practitioner Psychologist.

You can study full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

Careers

This course will be of interest to students who wish to pursue a career as an applied psychologist, either as a researcher progressing to a PhD, or to support progression to further clinical training such as clinical psychology.

The course also provides postgraduate specialisation in health for graduates to equip them with the knowledge and skills in mental and physical health and well-being to work in NGOs or in a professional position at global organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The range of professional and research skills that our graduates develop on the course means that they are highly employable for the next stage of research or clinical training.

Many have been successful in moving to a funded PhD following completion of the course while others have gone onto psychology assistant or community mental health organisations positions.

Which department am I in?

School of Psychological Sciences and Health

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£18,700.00 (US$ 24,317) per year
The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Applications are made directly to Strathclyde for postgraduate study.

For international students

First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Psychology from a UK University, or overseas equivalent. The MSc Clinical Health Psychology requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 7.0 (no individual components below 6.5 and a writing component of 7 or above) or equivalent.

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About this uni

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
  • To ensure a safe environment, there are over 90 security staff
  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs