Postgraduate taught 

Psychological Science (conversion) MSc

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

Short Description

To develop students' knowledge in current trends in Clinical Psychology.

Timetable

2 hours of lecture for 5 weeks

Requirements of Entry

At least 2:1 honours degree in a science subject.

Excluded Courses

None

Assessment

Individual Case Study (3,500 words) worth 100% of the grade.

Course Aims

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.