University of Sheffield

Clinical and Applied Psychology Unit | Faculty of Science

Course code:


Course length:

3 years (full-time)


0114 222 6570

Administration email:

[email protected]
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Who can apply:

All applicants must have GBC


2:1 or 1st class degree

Please see our Entry Requirements page for more details


Clinically relevant experience working with client groups relevant to Clinical Psychology (no minimum requirement)

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You must have the right to work in the UK and have Home fees status
We are not able to consider international applicants

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We do not have any additional tests as part of short-listing


The programme uses Disability Confident processes

Please see our Selection Procedure page for more details

Document requirements:

All applicants should check our website for the evidence you need to provide of your English language ability.

Please provide a document confirming your GBC status, plus:

  • Undergraduate degree TRANSCRIPT
  • Conversion course TRANSCRIPT (if completed)
  • English test - ALL APPLICANTS check requirements of the course

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

This course does not accredit prior experience and learning (APEL)

Approach and theories

  • All trainees are required to demonstrate competency in cognitive behavioural therapy
  • All trainees are required to demonstrate competency in at least one of the following: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy, Positive Behavioural Support, Psychodynamic Therapy or Systemic therapy
  • Teaching and placement experiences are organised to facilitate the development of these competencies
  • We will be seeking BABCP accreditation for a new CBT pathway that will be available to a small number of trainees. Further information will be provided to successful applicants.

Placement locations

Most placements are located in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. Trainees are expected to travel within this area. Personal circumstances e.g. health conditions and carer responsibilities are taken into account as much as possible when allocating placements.

Last updated:

15th August 2023