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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Treforest Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This Clinical Psychology masters offers a comprehensive grounding in the understanding of mental health problems.

As well as modules that develop your knowledge of the aetiology and treatment of a range of psychological disorders and behavioural problems, the course has a substantial research element.

You will receive extensive training in research methods via a postgraduate statistics module and will complete a postgraduate dissertation in a related topic.

We have strong links with local NHS trusts and suitable students can benefit from dissertation and/or voluntary placement opportunities.

We intend to deliver our courses in a blended format; with a proportion of the teaching and learning being delivered digitally, and where it is safe to do so, some teaching and learning being delivered in person and using social distancing and/or mitigating measures as deemed appropriate in line with government guidance.

Assessment

A range of assessment methods are employed, including examinations, essays, a systematic literature review, research reports, oral presentation, and case study analysis.

You will also complete a dissertation of 15,000- 20,000 words. The variety of teaching and assessment methods used will foster a range of skills that are transferable to the workplace and/or further professional training.

Careers

This is a taught Clinical Psychology Masters programme and completion will not qualify you to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in the UK, nor guarantee acceptance onto a DClinPsy course. The skills that you develop will, however, enhance applications for professional training programmes, Assistant Psychologist posts, and Research Assistant posts in clinical settings and set you apart from applicants who have only an undergraduate Psychology degree.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 118 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    110 53%

    79th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    96th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    43rd

    5

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