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Develop your career with a postgraduate degree at Reading, with excellent research training for both specialist and transferable skills.

If you want to find out more about any of our programmes, come to one of our Master's Visit Afternoons at the University of Reading. Our Master's Visit Afternoons give you the opportunity to chat with some of our current postgraduate students; take a guided tour of our beautiful, award-winning campus; and meet with academic staff.

MSC THEORY AND PRACTICE IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (with clinical or research placement) 

* Please note that applications for September 2019 entry for MSc Theory and Practice in Clinical Psychology with Clinical Placement (full-time) are now closed. We are still accepting applications for MSc Theory and Practice in Clinical Psychology with Research Placement (full-time and part-time) and MSc Theory and Practice in Clinical Psychology with Clinical Placement (only part-time) if you wish to apply.

If you have already submitted an application, we will be in touch with you individually.

Gain scientific insight and practical experience in modern clinical psychology

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of clinical psychology, preparing you for clinical, educational and research careers.


Acquire fundamental analytical and methodological skills, for data-driven careers that focus on people

This programme provides flexibility and a research focus making it an excellent choice to progress to a PhD. Optional modules provide access to a wide range of research techniques.


Add interdisciplinary foundations to your work in cognitive neuroscience, in this research-intensive programme

You will receive training in biological and psychological aspects of cognitive neuroscience, and highly transferable skills such as statistics and programming.


Develop your knowledge in psychology, linguistics and speech & language therapy

Strengthen your profile by gaining in-depth specialisation on this programme in neuroscience, development or multilingualism.


Qualify as a speech and language therapist from this hands-on degree

You will benefit from our placement links with external organisations, as well as our in-house NHS clinic.


Develop a broad knowledge on a programme that will expand your career options

This fully accredited British Psychological Society programme will provide the pathway to a career involving research, data management and analytical thinking.


For information about this course, entry requirements and funding, take a look at our course specifications page.

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