Psychology in Clinical Practice MSc
Nottingham Trent University
Key Course Facts
This course is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology and the organisational and social context of clinical psychology services. It aims to provide you with the academic skills to undertake research in a clinical setting and the experience of working within a mental health setting through six-month placements with a local clinical psychologist. The course team consists of clinical practitioners and academics who have considerable experience working with or studying the people who access clinical psychology services across the UK. This course does not provide training for you to become a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. Further training is required for this role.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
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You will need a BPS-recognised undergraduate degree (minimum 2.1) in Psychology or an equivalent qualification that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the BPS. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is a 2.2 or equivalent will also be considered, but will be required to demonstrate relevant experience and theoretical knowledge and the ability to study at the required academic level. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is a 2.2 or equivalent will also be considered, but will be required to demonstrate relevant experience and theoretical knowledge and the ability to study at the required academic level. You must explain why you want to study this course and outline any relevant knowledge or work experience in your personal statement, alongside examples of times when you have demonstrate personal attributes such as resilience and good communication skills. You will need to provide a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) which includes proof of identity. Final selection is based on an interview process with members of the course team.
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
Nottingham Trent University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Nottingham Trent University
Established in 1843, Nottingham Trent University, also known as NTU, has four separate campuses spread throughout Nottinghamshire, with the main City Campus being located right in the heart of Nottingham. NTU is particularly recognised in British academia for having some of the best post-graduation employment statistics of any university in the UK, with the Institution helping more than 94% of their students get started in their chosen field.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Organisational and Business Psychology PgDip||University of Kent||-||-||-||-||-||-||Canterbury||On campus Part-time|
|Management Psychology MSc/PGDip PgDip||The University of Nottingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Occupational and Business Psychology MSc||Kingston University||-||-||-||£5737||£8195||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Part-time|
|Business Psychology MSc||Loughborough University of Technology||-||-||-||£11900||£26500||-||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|
|Business Psychology MSc||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£13500||£24500||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Work Psychology and Business MSc||Aston University||-||-||-||£11500||£21250||-||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Business and Organisational Psychology MSc||Coventry University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Coventry||On campus Part-time|
|Behavioural Science for Management MSc||University of Stirling||-||-||-||-||-||-||Stirling||On campus Full-time|
|Business Psychology MSc||University of Leeds||-||-||-||-||-||-||Leeds||On campus Full-time|
|MSc Psychology for Leadership MSc||Plymouth Marjon University||-||-||-||£6500||-||-||Plymouth||On campus Part-time|
|Medicines Management PgCert||Ulster University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Coleraine||On campus Part-time|
|Clinical Medicine (Leadership and Management) MSc||University of Wolverhampton||-||-||-||-||-||-||Wolverhampton||On campus Full-time|
|Clinical Practice, Management and Education MSc||University of Central Lancashire||-||-||-||£900||-||-||Preston||On campus Part-time|
|Advanced Clinical Practice Musculoskeletal Management MSc||Sheffield Hallam University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Sheffield||On campus Part-time|
|Psychology in Clinical Practice MSc||Nottingham Trent University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Psychological Wellbeing in Clinical Practice MSc||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Clinical Education PgDip||University of East Anglia||-||-||-||£5200||-||-||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
|Clinical Education PgDip||Brighton and Sussex Medical School||-||-||-||£6168||£12336||-||Brighton||On campus Part-time|
|Medical and Clinical Education PgDip||University of Essex||-||-||-||-||-||-||Colchester||On campus Part-time|
|Clinical Education PgDip||University of Exeter||-||-||-||-||-||-||Exeter||On campus Full-time|