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Psychology with Clinical Psychology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #417 (QS) ,
This Psychology with Clinical Psychology (Hons) degree, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, gives a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour, with an emphasis on clinically relevant skills, knowledge and experience giving a broad understanding of psychological theory and research.

About

Why study BSc Psychology with Clinical Psychology (Hons) at Goldsmiths, University of London?

  • You’ll gain an understanding of how psychology is used in the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions, learning difficulties and disabilities. This includes learning about psychological approaches to conditions such as dyslexia, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and autism.
  • You’ll also be taught about research, conducting experiments and the software you’ll need for a future career in clinical psychology.
  • You’ll have access to our fantastic facilities. These include laboratories, an EEG suite for brain research, an infant lab, and a visual perception and attention laboratory.
  • Our academics are experts in their fields, and you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in the world-class research taking place in the department.
  • We have well-established links with employers and also offer a mentoring scheme. You’ll be paired with a member of academic staff who'll support your psychological thinking and enhance your employability skills.
  • This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

The Department of Psychology has its own Skills and Employability Programme for students, starting in the first term with a full first-year course on the topic. We are keen that you understand what kind of transferable skills you will develop during the BSc, and how you can make the best impression on future employers.

We have strong links with employers of psychology graduates, and the programme has been set up to support you to actively seek relevant work knowledge and experience. This experience could help you develop the professional-level skills that are highly sought after in the job market.

Skills

Throughout the degree you'll receive a thorough training in the design and evaluation of research; the clinical applications of research, and how to use research to inform practice; data-handling, statistical analysis and the use of specialist psychology-relevant software. In addition, you'll develop the following transferrable skills:

  • the ability to look at issues from different perspectives
  • reflection skills
  • self motivation
  • critical thinking and analytical skills
  • planning and organisation skills
  • oral and written communication skills

Careers

You will develop the sorts of skills and knowledge that will make you suitable for a broad range of careers and future study such as:

  • clinical psychology
  • mental health roles in NHS and voluntary, charity and third sector organisations
  • educational psychology
  • criminal/forensic psychology
  • broadcasting, documentary making and science communication
  • research psychology
  • consultancy and occupational psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • You can still apply up to 30 June
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Psychology of the Person
  • Biological and Comparative Approaches to Psychology
  • Information Processing and Cognition
  • Design and Analysis of Psychological Investigations
  • Practical Issues in Psychological Research
  • Extended Essay in Psychology
  • Skills and Employability in Psychology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A-level: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655 
  • Access: Pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 Distinctions and a number of merits/passes in subject-specific modules
  • Scottish qualifications: BBBBC (Higher) or BBC (Advanced Higher)
  • European Baccalaureate: 75%
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: Three HL subjects with 655
Additional requirements
  • You should normally have at least Grade B/Grade 6 in GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics or Statistics, and English.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16570 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
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Funding

Scholarships:

  • Lewisham Fee Waivers - 10 x full tuition fee waivers (worth £27,750 each) for Lewisham's brightest talent, covering fees for three years.
  • Local Student Partial Fee Waivers - 5 x partial fee waivers (worth £13,875 each) to local students, covering 50% of your fees for three years (£4,625 each year).
  • Mature Students’ Scholarships - Up to 10 x £3,000 for students over the age of 25 who come from a non-traditional academic background and show great academic potential
  • Disabled Students’ Scholarships - Up to 4 x £4,500 to students with a disability.

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