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How do I become a Clinical Psychologist?


You will need a 3-year degree in Psychology that meets the standards of accreditation by the British Psychological Society. Qualification with a 2:1 or more provides eligibility to apply for GBC (Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS). At Southampton it is also a requirement that you are able to evidence competence in statistics and research (currently 60% scores on undergraduate transcripts). 



Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), of the British Psychology Society (BPS) - The Basic requirement for postgraduate study in Psychology

Chartered Psychologist (C Psychol) - Registration with the BPS is a requirement to become a Chartered Psychologist 

Health Professions Council (HPC) - Registration is a requirement to become and use the protected title, 'Clinical Psychologist'

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