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Psychological Therapies and InterventionsHendon Campus
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Location: Hendon Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £14000
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It is estimated that one in four people seek professional support for a mental health problem and therefore there is high demand for psychological therapies and interventions. This programme is aimed at those who wish to develop careers in psychological therapy or mental health by building on your knowledge, practical skills, experience and confidence when applying for highly competitive roles such as Assistant Psychologist or Clinical Psychology Research Assistant.Why study Psychological Therapies and Interventions MSc at Middlesex University?This programme will provide you with the academic, practical and research skills you need to continue onto further professional training in clinical psychology, counselling psychology, psychotherapy, clinical research, and health management.You will be introduced to a range of approaches to psychological therapy and intervention and will be supported to develop a range of therapeutic communication and intervention skills both in workshops and through work experience.As part of the Masters programme, you will also acquire the knowledge and skills required to critically assess research in therapeutic psychology and to undertake research in a topic that is relevant to psychological therapies or interventions. You will be taught by staff who are therapy practitioners and researchers in mental health, psychological wellbeing and trauma.Please note that this programme does not lead to a therapy practitioner qualification.Course highlightsThis course is an introduction to a wide range of approaches to psychological therapies.You will focus on the effects of trauma and trauma interventions.You will have the chance to undertake a clinically relevant work placement.
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2:1 honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Middlesex University.
About this university
Around 23% of students are from outside the UK and around 16% are from outside the European Union. This means there are plentiful resources to help students feel at home in their new surroundings as well as information on matters such as immigration and visas. The orientation program is free to all overseas students who register ahead of time. It includes being met at the airport as well as a series of informal workshops and even a British tea party. Go for fish and chip supper as well as shopping trips, all aimed at getting students comfortable with their new surroundings. The student union is the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as providing support and advice to its members. It organises the various societies and clubs on offer as well as volunteering and charity organisations, skill building opportunities and social events. It also controls the student run media, which includes a magazine, issued each term, a radio station, TV channel and online blog that showcases studentâ€™s work. The union operates The Forum, a social spot where students can meet their friends while the Ricketts Quadrangle is another place to meet up. The Grove Atrium is the arts and fashion section where students can display their creations and meet up with others of similar interests. There are a large number of clubs and societies on offer covering many interests as well as sports, faith and culture groups. There are also hobby groups and those based around an academic subjects while students also have the option to set up their own with a group of like-minded friends.