Clinical Psychology at the University of Hull Dr Nick Hutchinson Academic Co-ordinator Beverley Leak Programme Manager Clinical Psychology Training at Hull • Selection at end of 2nd year • 3rd year specialist modules • Years 4,5 & 6 full time salaried Clinical Psychology training course leading to a Clinical Psychology Doctorate • Contains three components – Clinical – Research – Academic What do you need if you want to be a clinical psychologist? • Good 2.1 or 1st degree. • Relevant voluntary or work experience. • An interest in and commitment to working with vulnerable or distressed individuals, their families and carers. • An ability to manage a high workload with competing demands (placement, academic and research). Application process • Applications are made at the end of the 2nd year. • Candidates will not be shortlisted unless they have an average of a 2.1 or above at the end of their second year. • Candidates are very unlikely to be shortlisted unless they have some voluntary or work experience. • You will need an academic and a clinical reference. What do you need to do now if you are interested in clinical psychology training? • Make sure you have some relevant experience. • Make sure your grades are high enough. • Get to know your personal tutor or someone in the psychology department so that they can write you a reference. • Personal Development Planning i.e. identify any shortcomings and work to address these. • Work on presenting your application professionally. What is the application procedure? • Application forms available from Monday 21st March 2011 from website or programme manager’s office first floor, Hertford Building. • Application forms returned by 12 noon Tuesday 3rd May 2011. • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by letter the week of 20th June 2011. • Selection will take place on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th July 2011. Any questions?