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Earning a Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Psychology can provide greater insight into the emotional, biological, and intellectual aspects of human behavior. The skills and training you will learn with this postgraduate degree can enable you to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families alike.

What is an MSc in Clinical Psychology? The MSc in Clinical Psychology program is usually comprised of traditional academic coursework, field training experiences, and an internship or residency program, although each university will differ slightly in its curriculum. Typical coursework will include clinical assessment, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, personality analysis, group therapy, and the study of marital and family units. The degree is terminal in nature; however, some graduates of the MSc in Clinical Psychology opt to further their education by shifting into a doctoral program after completing this degree.

There are several reasons why students opt to pursue a Masters in Clinical Psychology. After graduation, you can help diagnose and treat a variety of psychological problems. You can also assist individuals cope with their personal issues. Some states may allow you to provide a psychological assessment and psychotherapy under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist. This degree can also be utilized as bridge degree to enroll in a Ph.D. or Psy.D. program.

The cost of this program varies substantially, depending on the schools you are considering. It is important to become well acquainted with the tuition and fees schedule of any university you are researching prior to enrolling.

Those who successfully complete the MSc in Clinical Psychology program may enjoy careers in academic, private, and government settings. Examples of job titles include employment counselor, vocational rehabilitation provider, social service manager, academic advisor, and career counselor.

There are national and international options for pursuing a Clinical Psychology masters degree. Online degrees typically afford greater flexibility for students, as you can access the required coursework from home, the library, or anywhere else that has a computer and Internet connection. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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18 Results in Clinical Psychology

Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg

The master's program Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims to provide psychology students with the relevant knowledge and practical skills and abilities they ... [+]

The master's program Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims to provide psychology students with the relevant knowledge and practical skills and abilities they need for a successful career. Students should learn to meet people with empathy and openness during their studies, to make a differentiated medical history, to understand and describe therapeutic plans and to apply methods of clinical diagnostics.

Possible occupational fields are psychosocial and medical facilities, coaching, diagnostics and consulting, human resources, criminal, traffic, sports and health psychology, media and communication, academic teaching and research.

The main focus of the accredited Master's program is on personal psychodynamic psychology as well as on behavioral approaches.... [-]

Germany Neuruppin
Open Enrollment
German
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Clinical Health Psychology aims to educate a competent psychologist with solid knowledge and skills in health promotion, rehabilitation and helping people with disorders ... [+]

Clinical Health Psychology aims to educate a competent psychologist with solid knowledge and skills in health promotion, rehabilitation and helping people with disorders threw the psychological methods and procedures. Students learn and practice psychological counseling and psychological evaluation in various health disorders, improve communication and collaboration with other health care specialists.

Moreover, students have the chance to choose one of the 5 possible specializations: Onco-psychology, Neuropsychology, Children and family psychology, Rehabilitation psychology, Addiction psychology.

Course details Clinical Health Psychology 2 years MSc in Social Sciences 120 ECTS credits 4,500 EUR per year Taught in English ... [-]
Lithuania Kaunas
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Swansea University

Our Master’s degree in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthc ... [+]

Course Overview

Our Master’s degree in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthcare settings, preparing you for professional clinical training at the doctoral level.

You will study core topics including eating disorders, psychopathy and sexual offending, neuropsychology, and psychotherapy, alongside key statistical and research methods.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to clinical psychology practice.

Why Abnormal and Clinical Psychology at Swansea?

Our Psychology department has an outstanding reputation both in the UK and internationally. According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014, we are one of only four psychology departments in the UK to achieve a 100% 4* rating (maximum score possible) for the reach and significance of our work.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Diploma University of Applied Sciences

The Master program "Psychology with focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Empowerment" trains graduates for whom a diverse field of activity awaits. Over the cou ... [+]

The Master program "Psychology with focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Empowerment" trains graduates for whom a diverse field of activity awaits. Over the course of the five-semester regular study period, in-depth knowledge and skills in clinical psychology and psychological empowerment are combined with health, preventive and economic issues in an innovative and interdisciplinary manner.

The study program focuses on concrete exercises and reflection units, which recur to the solution of recurring social problems. But it also represents an excellent basis for in-depth training and further education in the field of clinical psychology as well as occupational and health psychology.... [-]

Germany Magdeburg Germany Online
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German
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
Online & Campus Combined
United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, school ... [+]

The Department of Psychology & Counseling offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. The need for qualified clinicians and mental health professionals to serve the community necessitated the establishment of this program. The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, public agencies, and private practice. It also provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced doctoral studies.

The program focuses on the field of clinical psychology. The curriculum is structured to enable students pursue a plan of study to assure increased professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of clinical psychology. The Clinical Psychology (MSc) program provides a broad and general approach to psychological disorders and emphasizes assessment, diagnosis and treatment from various perspectives. The program requires the completion of 39 credit hours of work distributed among required core and elective courses and clinical practicum.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

What evidence is there to support the effectiveness of psychodynamic interpersonal therapy? How does Socratic questioning affect a client’s perspective of their difficult ... [+]

What evidence is there to support the effectiveness of psychodynamic interpersonal therapy? How does Socratic questioning affect a client’s perspective of their difficulties? What does practitioner self-care look like?

Overview

Explore the Person-Centred therapeutic process, brief interventions, and different approaches to psychotherapy. Practise core therapeutic skills, from active listening to paraphrasing. And, reflect on practitioner resilience and self-care.

On this course, you’ll explore the theories behind therapeutic methods related to promoting psychological wellbeing, and develop practical skills.

You’ll study topics including the principles of therapeutic approaches (such as developing positive therapeutic relationships with clients and Person-Centred care), therapeutic strategies of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT (including cognitive restructuring), and cognitive analytic therapy.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Utrecht University

How can mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and grieving problems best be studied and treated? How can we prevent ... [+]

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How can mental health problems such as anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and grieving problems best be studied and treated? How can we prevent them from occurring, improve treatment results and prevent relapse? You will address these and similar kinds of questions in the Master’s program in Clinical Psychology. You will acquire and develop fundamental knowledge of and skills in evidence-based psychotherapies and become familiar with prevailing research methods in the field of clinical psychology.

Driven by research and clinical experience

The lecturers from this Master’s program work in clinical practice and/or do state-of-the-art theoretical or applied research at Utrecht University. This integration of science and practice forms the basis of the teaching approach in this program.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht Middelburg
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Groningen

The MSc in Psychology: Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology is the only international program that combines clinical forensic psychology and victimology, integr ... [+]

Past victimization, previous offending, psychopathology, aggression, being male: Which of these variables might be the best predictor of future violent (re)offending?

And which variables might increase the chance of (re)victimization? How can interventions help to prevent crime? How can victims of violence and crime overcome their victimization?

If you are intrigued by questions about the psychology of violence and crime, and you are not satisfied with easy answers, consider entering the Master's degree program 'Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology'. In this program, we aim to understand acts of violence and crime from both the victims' and the offenders' perspective.

You will gain theoretical insight into the correlates of violence and crime and their consequences. Moreover, you will acquire practical skills to enable you to assess and intervene in both offender and victim contexts. Our unique integrative approach aims to highlight the many psychological nuances between the black-and-white of the victim and offender dichotomy.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Mediterranean College, Athens

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students work effectively as a clinical psychologist with clinical individuals and ... [+]

A unique programme focusing on the applications of clinical psychology while at the same time enriching students’ counselling skills. In-depth knowledge combining two fields of study: clinical psychology and counselling, with emphasis on cognitive behavioural therapy. High-quality teaching from experienced academics and active professionals. Access to a fully-equipped observation suite (with a one-way mirror and audio-visual recording) appropriate for focus groups, interviews, role-playing and observational studies. Rooted in practice with the use of real-life examples, case studies and placement.

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students work effectively as a clinical psychologist with clinical individuals and other professionals, by acquiring the essential theoretical and empirical knowledge, as well as essential therapeutic counselling skills, emphasizing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), to meet the profession’s demands. The programme covers theories and empirical evidence around mental health, disorders and psychopathology, neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. The programme stresses the understanding of psychological functioning, as well as ways of dealing with psychological dysfunction and disorders, on every-day functionality.... [-]

Greece Athens
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This 3-year part-time online MSc programme in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors aims to support any graduate health care professionals (ranging from nurses to sur ... [+]

Programme description

This 3-year part-time online MSc programme in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors aims to support any graduate health care professionals (ranging from nurses to surgeons and anaesthetists) in using evidence-based tools and techniques to improve the reliability and safety of everyday healthcare systems and processes.

Applicants for this degree will be looking to distinguish themselves as being experienced in patient safety and, in some may, looking to move towards specializing or taking a management lead in this field. The programme will draw on teaching materials from a global network of enthusiasts.

Year One will give a broad introduction into the current state of safety in healthcare, how harm comes to patients and a detailed understanding of clinical human factors, ergonomics.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
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Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online
University of Nicosia

The three year Master of Science degree programme in Clinical Psychology aims to integrate clinical, academic and research aspects of training. Upon completion of their t ... [+]

Duration (years): 3 Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Clinical Psychology Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

Aims

The three year Master of Science degree programme in Clinical Psychology aims to integrate clinical, academic and research aspects of training. Upon completion of their training, students will be able to engage in an applied practice of clinical psychology with different populations. The programme also offers students the opportunity to design and conduct empirical research. A major aim of the programme is to cultivate in training clinicians an ethical professional identity that will guide their work as researchers and as practitioners.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

This course is for those interested in pursuing professional or research training in applied psychology at Doctoral level. ... [+]

Why this course?

This course is for those interested in pursuing professional or research training in applied psychology at Doctoral level.

The classes that make up this course have been carefully developed to offer theory, knowledge and practical skills across the areas of clinical, health and neuropsychology, in addition to providing training in research methods.

The knowledge and skills you'll develop will substantially help you if you're aiming to take a PhD in a clinical or health-based area or want to become a Practitioner Psychologist.

You can study full-time over one year or part-time over two years. Single modules can be taken as part of Continuing Professional Development.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

The MSc Psychology in Clinical Practice is an opportunity for you to explore the ways in which the science of psychology is applied to alleviating human distress through ... [+]

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 researching the people who access clinical psychology services across the UK.

What will you study?

The MSc Psychology in Clinical Practice consists of 180 credits completed within one academic year and each module in the course is compulsory. You will undertake a clinical research and practice placement alongside a range of taught modules.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Full-time
1 - 1 year
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Kingston University London

This MSc course provides a dynamic and current perspective across the various areas of clinical applications of psychology. Specifically, it covers theories of psychopath ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc

This MSc course provides a dynamic and current perspective across the various areas of clinical applications of psychology. Specifically, it covers theories of psychopathology from childhood to adulthood, and clinical applications of psychology in health and wellbeing. The course also covers basic counselling and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) skills, as well as the professional issues relevant to clinical practitioners.

Please note that, although this course is anticipated to significantly enhance your knowledge of the clinical applications of psychology and therefore benefit your future career – be it in clinical training and practice, research or other related areas of psychology – it does not lead to a professional qualification as a clinical psychologist, nor does it guarantee entry to doctoral-level training in clinical psychology.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
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Part-time
1 - 2 years
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Middlesex University London

The programme will appeal to individuals interested in health or counselling psychology and to those who have a background in a healthcare setting. ... [+]

Why study MSc Applied Clinical Health Psychology at Middlesex University?

This MSc provides you with the knowledge and skills relevant to understanding how psychology is applied to the care of the physically ill and how it can maximise the effectiveness of healthcare delivery. During the course you will study counselling skills; chronic illness and its management; working with patients in the healthcare system; health-related behaviour, addiction and treatment; public health, health promotion and behaviour change interventions; stress; and research methods.

This course is intended for those with or without a degree in psychology but without the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) (normally obtained through completing a psychology degree in the UK). Those with GBC may prefer to apply for our BPS accredited MSc Health Psychology, which includes a placement.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
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1 - 2 years
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