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Doctor of Clinical Psychology DClinPsychol

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    DClinPsych - Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Graduate from this programme and you'll be eligible for Chartered Clinical Psychologist status, allowing you to practise as a Clinical Psychologist within the NHS.

The content provides a theoretical introduction to a wide range of clinical problems and approaches, together with basic clinical skills and a variety of practical experiences. There are places for up to 23 trainees per year.

This is a three-year, full-time programme offering clinical placements throughout the year, an academic course and research requirements including a 25,000 word dissertation.

The order of placements is shown in the table below.

Local NHS clinical psychology services on Merseyside offer a particularly rich variety of specialist placements and we'd urge you to gain as much experience as you can within them.

This could include:

  • Ashworth High Secure Hospital
  • the Windsor Clinic (Addictions)
  • the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery

You can also work with individual practitioners in other areas including:-

  • family therapy
  • paediatric liaison
  • brain injury rehabilitation
  • spinal injury
  • eating disorders.

Career prospects

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme has an excellent record for full employment of graduates, who are eligible to work as clinical psychologists within the NHS. This is an expanding profession and graduates will have the opportunity to work within a variety of different settings within the NHS.

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching in medicine, dentistry, business, law architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised research themes include personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support for international students includes a bespoke pre-arrival programme, meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    139 67%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    94th

    34

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