Clinical Psychology - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Clinical Psychology - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W324
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date

Expand+Applications for the 2019-2022 Clinical Psychology Programme are now open, please see the application materials below.
The closing date for the 2019 intake is Friday 1st February 2019, 5.00pm.

Intake for 2019
All offers of trainee clinical psyc...

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Duration 3 years full-time
Course Fee The fees for the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology are €14,500 per annum.

The current sponsorship arrangement with the HSE includes a 60% payment towards the trainees annual fee, the trainee is responsible for the shortfall i.e. 40% of the annual fee payment (€5,800).

Most trainees take a bank/credit union loan in order to fund their fee payments.
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Financial Support

Expand+The Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology is a sponsored programme and the sponsorship entails the payment of a trainee clinical psychology salary for the duration of the programme.
To date sponsorship has also included the partial payment of f...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic record; their basic clinical skills and potential; their research skills; and their personal suitability for the role of clinical psychologist.

Academic requirements
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Comment The course is a full time doctoral level training programme in clinical psychology. Students complete 6 clinical placements under the supervision of a Senior Clinical Psychologist in child, adult, intellectual disability and specialist clinical settings. They also complete 6 related academic teaching blocks and a doctoral level piece of research.
Course Content

Expand+The Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology is a 3-year research degree and professional training programme in clinical psychology. The course is fully accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland.

The course runs over three calendar years...

Assessment Method

Expand+A day per week over 3 years is set aside for research and the final six week academic block is set aside in third year for writing the final draft of the major research project. Psychologists in clinical training receive a minimum of 30 hours indivi...

Further Enquiries

Expand+Programme Administrator,
Muriel Keegan
or phone +353-1-7168120

Professor Alan Carr, and Dr. Gary O’Reilly are Joint Programme Directors:
Dr. Jessica Bramham, Academic Director
Keith Gaynor, Clinical Psychology...

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