BSc (Hons) Psychology with Clinical Psychology - BSc (Hons)

Together, we’ll explore the science behind what we do and who we are, with a strong focus on clinical and developmental psychology, mental health, and therapies and interventions. You’ll also develop the scientific, analytical and research skills you need to become a psychologist.

On our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Psychology with Clinical Psychology degree course, you’ll learn the main principles of psychology and how they’re applied in healthcare settings.

Course details

You’re fascinated by human behaviour, emotions, and relationships, and want to make a real difference to people’s lives.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Locations: Chelmsford campus

Anglia Ruskin Univesity, ARU

Course overview

By studying psychology at ARU, you’ll immerse yourself in the science of mind and behaviour – and take the first step towards a career as a chartered psychologist, or training as a clinical psychologist.


Entry requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels (or equivalent), Psychology and Science subjects are preferred.

3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Once you’ve completed our Psychology with Clinical Psychology degree course, you’ll be able to register with the BPS as a graduate chartered member.

You could use your psychological knowledge and research, analytical, and communication skills to promote mental health or solve problems in a variety of workplaces.

You might undertake further training and become a counsellor or other type of therapist. Alternatively, you could embark on a career in psychological research at a university or government organisation, or in industry or the charity sector.


All psychologists are skilled in understanding and conducting research. We’ll get a thorough grounding in these skills, and you’ll make good use of them throughout your degree. We also start to specialise, with modules on human behaviour, and mental health and illness.

  • Becoming a Researcher
  • Self and Society
  • The Psychology of Everyday Life
  • Mind and Behaviour
  • Clinical and Health Psychology
  • Research in Action: Statistical Thinking
  • Social Psychology: Development and Difference
  • Ruskin Module (15 credits)
  • Research in Action: Qualitative Methods and Psychology in Practice
  • Brain, Body and Mind
  • Diagnosis and Formulation in Mental Health
  • Psychology Project
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Emotion
  • Atypical Development
  • Psychological Therapies

Optional modules

  • Psychology in the Workplace
  • Culture and Health
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Groups in Conflict: Social Psychological Issues
  • Cyberpsychology
  • The Neuroscience of Self