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Rehabilitation Psychology MSc

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course provides education and training in research and clinical skills relevant to people’s physical and psychological rehabilitation, chronic illness and disability.

Overview

The course is designed for psychology graduates and those working as part of a multidisciplinary team as assistant psychologists, or conducting rehabilitation research in healthcare settings.

It is also suitable as a preparation for clinical psychology training. There is a focus on clinical application throughout the course: how to use what you learn in practical settings.

Course highlights:

  • Benefit from the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing's established expertise in areas such as chronic illness, neuropsychological rehabilitation, complex interventions and web-based research
  • Our teaching is informed by current research. We believe that research and teaching should be developed and delivered together, to help you make a difference in the real world
  • We have a truly international community. Although this course provides training in skills that are relevant to the UK’s NHS, it also provides an excellent foundation in rehabilitation psychology for international students

On this course you will:

  • learn about the impact of physical illness and disability on psychological functioning
  • understand issues related to assessment, rehabilitation and recovery of people with physical illness and disability
  • develop in-depth knowledge about rehabilitation for people with neurological conditions
  • evaluate evidence about the effectiveness of rehabilitation
  • develop the ability to apply psychological knowledge within a rehabilitation context
  • receive training in research and clinical skills relevant to working as a clinical psychologist in healthcare and research
  • design and conduct a research project in your area of interest

On graduation, you will have received a thorough grounding the relevant theories, and be able to approach work more effectively in rehabilitation settings. By expanding your research skills you will also be able to engage in evidence-based clinical practice in your future career.

Students can also exit with PGDip award.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,000per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 39 8

    24th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    146 72%

    21st

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.45 89%

    9th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    156 72%

    21st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    78th

    7

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