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Staffordshire University: Clinical Psychology

Institution Staffordshire University View institution profile
Department Life Sciences and Education
Web www.staffs.ac.uk
Email enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Telephone 01782 294000
Study type Taught

Summary

Our professional doctorate represents a unique blend of academic study, clinical experience and research which will enable you to qualify as a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

An important strand running through the course is the impact of society upon psychological wellbeing. We encourage you to be alert to and involved in the wider context of changing health, social and economic needs of the population.

The teaching elements of the course are closely linked to the work you’ll be doing in your clinical placements and your research activities. The links between theory, practice and personal development are developed through a strong emphasis on reflective practice.

The course has been commended by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the high regard in which the course team and its students are held by NHS stakeholders and service users who play an active role in its development and implementation.

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Division of Clinical Psychology in the BPS.

The course is a partnership between Staffordshire University, the NHS and practising clinical psychologists in Shropshire and Staffordshire. As a trainee clinical psychologist, under current funding arrangements, you’ll be employed full-time by one of two local NHS Trusts.

Professional Doctorate

Staffordshire University


At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, psychology, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your professional practice, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire university can help you achieve your goals.

Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hour’s commute.  Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses …

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