MSc in Clinical Psychology

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CITY College, University of York Europe Campus
October 2024
1 - 2 years or 1,5 - 2,5 years
Full Time, Part Time


 Eligible candidates should hold:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or TOEFL internet based 87 or above or any other recognized certificate proving advanced knowledge of English (Level C2 / “proficiency”) or any equivalent qualification


 The MSc in Clinical Psychology will provide students with

  •  knowledge and skills of clinical psychology applicable in various settings and situations, both ethically and legally
  •  Understanding of how different approaches can be used and synthesized to treat mental health behaviors
  •  Appreciation of the importance of factors that determine well being
  •  A good level of self-awareness, which sets the limits of their practice
  •  Ability to evaluate (and use where appropriate) research related methods suitable for particular themes and research questions
  •  Ability to communicate r knowledge and understanding clearly, both orally and in writing
  •  Ability to deal with problems systematically and scientifically
  •  Ability to apply the reflective practitioner approach

A variety of teaching methods such as role plays, experiential exercises, interactive lectures, case studies, videos, workshops and group work, will be used in this programme for promoting understanding of the relevant clinical issues, and development as well as practice of the relevant skills.

This programme will equip students with critical understanding, knowledge and skills in the field of clinical psychology and will prepare them for a career in the clinical sector. The strong experiential component of the course combined with the reflective practitioner approach, provides an opportunity to exercise clinical skills within the practical internship context, including an evidence-based approach and clinically oriented research. This will significantly enhance the employability of trainees. Trainees will also be offered the opportunity to choose an extended and supervised clinical placement beyond the taught part of clinical skills, with one of our clinical partners (e.g. local hospitals/clinics) or find a placement of their own choice, subject to approval by the Department Fitness to Practice Committee. Fluency in Greek is a prerequisite to practice in a local clinical sector.


*Duration of programme:
Full Time

1 year with a dissertation
1.5 years with a practical internship
Part Time
2 years with a dissertation
2.5 years with a practical internship

Graduates of a clinical psychology postgraduate course can work as a mental Health Counsellors, Consultants, Policy Makers, Clinical Practitioners, Trainers or Practitioner Psychologists* in settings where clinical psychology is exercised such as psychiatric hospitals and clinics, community centers, mental health centers, schools and private practices.
*Subject to graduate basis; i.e. undergraduate studies in psychology
The title of Master of Science in Clinical Psychology is awarded directly from the University of York.

For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
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