If you are considering postgraduate study in the UK which focuses on the area of Clinical and Abnormal Psychology, you should know about the excellent Masters program at Swansea University in Wales. The Psychology Department has an outstanding reputation in the UK as well as in other parts of the world. According to one study, (Research Excellence Framework 2014) it is only one of four psychology departments located in the UK to score a 100% 4* rating for the reach and significance of its work.
The Master’s degree in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology will equip students with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthcare settings, preparing them for professional clinical training at doctoral level. Core topics include eating disorders, psychopathy and sexual offending, neuropsychology, and psychotherapy, along with key statistical and research methods. Throughout these studies, students will refine critical research and analytical skills in relation to clinical psychology practice.
WHY ABNORMAL AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AT SWANSEA?
The University’s state-of-the-art research facilities include a high density eletroencephalography (EEG) suite, a fully fitted sleep laboratory, a social observation suite, eye-tracking, psychophysiological, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and conditioning labs, a lifespan lab and baby room, plus more than 20 all-purpose research rooms.
Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, students will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines. The University can help students secure clinical placements to provide valuable experience and enhance future employment prospects. In addition, many academic staff are leaders in their specialist fields of research, including clinical and health psychology, brain injury, sleep, cognition, neuroscience and developmental psychology.
See for yourself what taking Abnormal and Clinical Psychology at Swansea University is like. Watch the video of one of our students below and contact us if you have any questions about the program or how to apply. Please note: As a recognized Canadian agent of Swansea there is NO COST to the student for our application assistance. The University pays our fee.