First choice for health: clinical psychology

From the physical to the psychological, our broad range of courses that form part of our First Choice for Health suite includes Clinical Psychology. As one of the largest and best resourced psychology departments in the UK, we cover all areas of psychology, but here, we pick out the clinical and health-related work of our students and researchers.

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Psychology research

Psychology research

Plymouth is in the top 20 of all UK universities in psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry with 83 per cent of our research output rated world-leading or internationally excellent by REF2014

Research seminars, online studies, current grants and recent publications.

Discover the research in progress in the school

Leo Russell – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

The course taught me how to hold a 'both-and' position, the value of integration and research, the importance of critical psychology perspectives, and also about working in complete collaboration with service-users.

Leo Russell talks to us about working in mental health services and his current role as a Principal Clinical Psychologist.

Read Leo's thoughts on his experience at Plymouth