Current Trends in Clinical Psychology (PGT Conv) PSYCH5071
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Psychology
- Credits: 10
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
To develop students' knowledge in current trends in Clinical Psychology.
2 hours of lecture for 5 weeks
Requirements of Entry
At least 2:1 honours degree in a science subject.
Individual Case Study (3,500 words) worth 100% of the grade.
To develop students' knowledge in current trends in Clinical Psychology. To equip them with the skills relevant to assessing the effectiveness of present and new interventions.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Demonstrate a knowledge of the development of psychology based interventions and their theoretical underpinnings
■ Critically evaluate current specialised clinical interventions for a variety of disorders across a range of settings.
■ Reflect critically and compare techniques and practical implementations over a range of interventions.
■ Critically evaluate complex psychological disorders and demonstrate a critical understanding of current guidelines for treatment
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.