Clinical Psychology and Mental Health (C8512)

15 credits, Level 5

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
  • application to treatment/support.


100%: Lecture


40%: Coursework (Group submission (written))
60%: Examination (Computer-based examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 20 hours of contact time and about 130 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: