University of Surrey

Department of Psychological Interventions | School of Psychology | Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Course code:


Course length:

3 years (full-time)


01483 682222

Administration email:

[email protected]

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Who can apply:

We consider applicants who have not yet completed their undergraduate studies: offers will be conditional on achieving a 2:1 Undergraduate Degree

All other applicants must have GBC confirmed at the point of application


Minimum 2:1 required or additional study at postgraduate level

Meets the English language requirements of the programme

Please see our Entry Requirements page for details


Minimum of 12 months (or FTE) experience relevant to the profession of clinical psychology, within the last 3 years at the point of application


Home fees status required


We do not currently have any short-listing tests


We do not participate in the Disability Confident scheme

Document requirements:

Please provide a document confirming your GBC status, plus:

  • Undergraduate degree TRANSCRIPT
  • Conversion course TRANSCRIPT (if completed)
  • Any other Masters degree TRANSCRIPT (if completed)

Professional accreditation

The programme is accredited by:

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Association of Family Therapy (AFT): Foundation Level in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
  • British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP): optional CBT pathway conferring Level 2 accreditation

Approach and theories

  • Cognitive-Behavioural, including “third wave” models
  • Systemic Practice

Placement locations

Clinical placements are typically based in:

  • South West London (South West London and St George's NHS Mental Health Trust)
  • Surrey (Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust)
  • West Sussex (Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust)
  • With a small number of placements in Brighton and provided by smaller service providers. 

Placements are spread across an area of great geographical and cultural diversity, from metropolitan districts of London, through urban and rural areas of Surrey and Sussex down to the South Coast. 

Trainees are expected to travel to placements across the region and travel within placements may also be expected. Trainees must be able to arrive at work at 9.00am and move between bases efficiently to meet service needs.

Consequently, subject to reasonable adjustments in respect of any disability, candidates must possess a full driving licence, valid in the UK (motorcycle licences are not accepted) at the point of interview. Candidates must also have the unrestricted use of a car or motorcycle for work

Last updated:

22nd April 2024