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The MSc in Clinical Psychology will provide students with
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:
1 year with a dissertation
1.5 years with a practical internship
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.