• MSc in Clinical & Counseling Psychology

    Your Final Step to Become a Clinical Psychologist!

    An internationally recognized qualification along with the
    Required supervised training to become a confident professional.

MSc Clinical & Counselling Psychology is a postgraduate qualification aimed at training individuals who aspire to develop a career as a Clinical Psychologist or other professionals in Clinical and therapeutic psychology. This course will provide knowledge through classroom based teaching and improve therapeutic skills through supervised training in a clinical setting. Due to the supervised training requirement this course takes two years to complete.

  • Title                        : MSc Clinical & Counselling Psychology
  • Category               : Internal Master’s Degree
  • Duration               : 2 Years (Inclusive of Placement)
  • RQF Level             : UK Level 7
  • Awarding Body   : University of Northampton UK
  • Campus                 : CIIHE School of Psychology
  • Delivery                : Full Time/Part Time
Modules Credits
Introduction to Clinical Psychology 10
Psychological Disorders across lifespan 10
Therapeutic Models across the lifespan – Theory & Practice 30
Research Methods 30
Professional Skills and Core Competencies in Counselling 20
Psychological Assessments 10
Independent study* 10
Dissertation 60

  • BSc/BA in Psychology or a Degree in Medicine
  • Any BSc/BA + 120 Credits in Psychology
  • Professional or Academic Qualification in Psychology equivalent to a Degree + 5 Years Work Experience

Language Skills Support

  • Students who do not meet the Language Proficiency requirements are provided a free of change English Language Proficiency Development Course in order to support them to achieve the required level of proficiency.

  • All students have access to the Language Proficiency Development Centre throughout their period of study to obtain small group or one on one support for English.

  • Academic Writing Skills

  • Academic writing skills are essential to successfully complete different types of assessment you may face. In the beginning of every program students are provided an Academic Writing & Presentation Skills Course where they improve skills on referencing, in text citations and other academic and scientific communication skills.

  • Mathematics Support

  • All Bachelor’s degrees awarded by any reputed university include research method and basic statistics. For students who may struggle with maths, CIRP offers support through a Mathematics Help Centre throughout their period of study to obtain small group or one on one support for Maths.

  • Course Fee may vary based on the intake. You could download the course fee list for the current intake Here.

    Funding through banks

  • Many leading banks in Sri Lanka have collaborated with CIRP to offer various forms of funding options for Sri Lankan students including student loans, credit card installments ect. . You may find out the details of the banks Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.
  • Scholarships

  • CIRP offers a range of scholarships to both Sri Lankan and international students. You may find out the details of the scholarships Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.
  • Discounts

  • Students are also offered various discounts. You may find out the details of the discounts relevant to the current intake Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.