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    I've recently found out about this job and I feel it's right for me but I don't know too much about how to apply to it or how long the course is or anything ?

    Can anyone please explain? Any good uni suggestion and grade requirements?
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    You need to do decently at A-Level/equivalent (most of the good unis want AAA-AAB), apply for a BPS accredited psychology degree (you can look at the league tables for rankings) and achieve a first or 2:1, gain a few years of paid and/or voluntary relevant work experience (in mental health + psych research), and you finally apply for the highly competitive clinical psychology doctorate that takes 3 years to complete.

    The earliest you could possibly become a qualified clinical psychologist would be 7 years from starting your undergraduate degree (3 year bsc + 1 year experience + 3 year doctorate) and that's a bit unrealistic because most people applying for the doctorate have much more than one year of work experience.
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    (Original post by kathykathykathy)
    You need to do decently at A-Level/equivalent (most of the good unis want AAA-AAB), apply for a BPS accredited psychology degree (you can look at the league tables for rankings) and achieve a first or 2:1, gain a few years of paid and/or voluntary relevant work experience (in mental health + psych research), and you finally apply for the highly competitive clinical psychology doctorate that takes 3 years to complete.

    The earliest you could possibly become a qualified clinical psychologist would be 7 years from starting your undergraduate degree (3 year bsc + 1 year experience + 3 year doctorate) and that's a bit unrealistic because most people applying for the doctorate have much more than one year of work experience.

    Thank you. Is clinical psychology really that competitive ??
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    (Original post by Hello!123)
    Thank you. Is clinical psychology really that competitive ??
    "The success rate in 2014 was 15%. Between 1 in 6 and 1 in 7 applicants got a place on a course."
    https://www.leeds.ac.uk/chpccp/BasicNumbers.html
 
 
 
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