University of Manchester: Clinical and Health Psychology

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Web https://www.manchester.ac.uk
Email pgtaught.psychology@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 161 306 0270
Study type Taught

Summary

Are you interested in better understanding the role of psychology in mental and physical difficulties, and how psychological therapies and approaches can improve the lives of people?

The MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology provides a thorough grounding the in the research, theory and practice of clinical and health psychology.

You will be taught about current and novel developments by leading researchers and clinicians within a highly influential research-active division of a Russel Group University.

The course has been designed to help prepare you for a career in clinical or health psychology and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

You will also learn about the principles and evidence-base of psychological interventions to change behaviour and cognition at the individual, group and population level, as well as the role of psychologists within healthcare settings such as the NHS and how the science of psychology is applied in clinical practice.

In addition, you will receive advanced training in the methodology and analysis techniques used within clinical and health psychology research.

You will benefit from the expertise of clinically active members of the Clinical Psychology programme team who contribute to our teaching sessions and provide research supervision. You will also have the opportunity to attend seminars and a research conference showcasing new clinical and health psychology research at Manchester.

This MSc does not replace or guarantee entry onto an accredited Clinical Psychology Doctoral training programme.

This MSc is not an accredited Stage 1 Health Psychology programme. Applicants interested in Stage 1 Health Psychology should apply for our BPS-accredited MSc Health Psychology.

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