Clinical Psychology and Mental Health (Masters) (926C8)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

With the help of a team of scientists and clinical practitioners you will consider theory, research and treatment of a range of psychological disorders, including anxiety, depression, and psychosis. You will learn about psychological perspectives on areas of mental health difficulty, research to better understanding of these problems and application to treatment/support.


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


30%: Coursework (Essay)
70%: Examination (Computer-based examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 40 hours of contact time and about 110 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.