Thursday, November 17, 2011

Clinical Psychology Masters in the UK

Masters in Clinical Psychology in the UK
Students interested in studying psychology in the UK, especially Clinical Psychology (or similar), here's a list of courses that you can apply to. Largely, these are the only taught courses that will be available as a complete list in the UK. All courses will start in September each year.

Universities in the UK offering Clinical Psychology (or related) courses at a Masters Level:

Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology MSc - Bangor University, UK
Foundations of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health - University of Sussex, UK
Applied Neuropsychology MSc (MedSci) - University of Glasgow, UK
Clinical and Abnormal Psychology MSc - University of Glamorgan, UK
Neuropsychology MSc - Bristol University, UK
Cognitive Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation MRes - University of Birmingham, UK
Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology MSc - University of Kent, UK
Lifespan Neuropsychology MSc - Bournemouth University, UK
Human Cognitive Neuropsychology MSc - University of Edinburgh, UK
Research Methods in Cognitive Neuropsychology MSc - University of Hertfordshire, UK
Cognitive Neuropsychology MSc - University of Essex, UK
Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology MSc - University College London (UCL), UK

The courses listed above are a part of the list created at the time of publishing this post and may change in the future
The list is generated keeping in mind a tentative list of Universities that international students may wish to apply to (or select a final list of Universities from) 

To make an application to all Universities at one go and also obtaining help with editing of personal statement and / or any other such application information or documentation, please contact ILW.

Best time to apply: November (the previous year to the course start date). This date is also keeping in mind that students will have a chance to apply for some University scholarships as well as external scholarships timely. It's never wrong trying to get lucky, is it! Contact ILW for more information on scholarship applications

All services are free of cost for students at ILW.

Duration: All Masters courses in the UK are generally ONE year in total

Documents (general list) required to apply to all UK Universities listed above for Clinical Psychology: 

  1. Completed University Application Form
  2. Resume 
  3. Academic Documents (attested copies)
    • All marksheets and certificates from 10th std. to final year of studies
    • Deg. Transcripts (optional - may be required at a later date)* - If you do not have these yet, do not wait until you get these (these are not compulsory for all)
  4. 2 Recommendation Letters (from College / School / Employer - on the letter head of the Institution / Organization; signed and stamped)
  5. Statement of Purpose (Not more than 2 page 'essay' describing your interest in studying abroad)
  6. Work Experience Letters (if any)
  7. TOEFL or IELTS Score (could be submitted at a later date)
  8. 1 Passport Copy (first and last page)
  9. 1 Photograph (passport size)
  10. Extracurricular Activities Certificate (s) (if any)
NoteDo NOT wait for your final year mark-sheet OR IELTS test score for application. You can apply even before you have these and secure a 'Conditional Letter' from the University

Contact ILW for more information or applying to these Universities at one go and make use of the free services -- right from start to end in the process of studying abroad.

Good luck!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Internship Courses UK. January 2012

Placement Programmes in the UK. January 2012 Intake
Many students have been asking about internship courses (study and work courses) in the UK. Here's most of them listed for your review, all starting in January 2012:

Nottingham Trent University
MSc Chemistry*
MSc Engineering (Cybernetics and Communications)*
MSc Engineering (Electronics)*
MSc Engineering Management*
MSc Multimedia Engineering*
* all contain optional one year placement

University of Plymouth
MSc Network Systems Engineering (1 Year optional Placement)
MSc/MRes Computer and Information Security (1 Year optional Placement)

Leeds Metropolitan University
MSc International Hospitality Management 
The course duration is 2 years in total, of which the year 2 is the paid placement year

University of Bedfordshire
MSc Hospitality and Hotel Business Management
The course is 18 months, with a 6 months placement

Sheffield Hallam University
MSc International Hospitality Management
The course is 18 months, with a 6 months placement

BPP University College
MSc Management
The course is 18 months, with a 6 months placement

University of Greenwich
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The course duration is 2 years, of which the year 2 is the placement year. This programme is available to students who are fresh graduates

South Thames College London
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
The study part of the course is 2 years, to which add 6 months work in each making it a 3 year BBA course with placements

  • Please check the University websites and course details for more information on the terms and conditions of the getting the placement
  • The list is true as of date when this post is published
  • You may contact ILW for complete information. ILW can help you apply to all courses listed above. All services are free of cost for students at ILW

Visa Duration:
Tier 4 Visa: In general, a student gets an additional visa period of 4 months over and above the number of months of course duration. eg. If your course is 12 months, you may get a visa for 16 months. Thus, in case of Leeds Metropolitan University above, you may get a study visa valid for 28 months (24 months study duration + 4 months additional period)

Monday, November 07, 2011

Anil Ambani appointed as a board member of Warwick Business School, University of Warwick

Anil Ambani, the Indian business tycoon is the first Indian to be appointed to the board of Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.

Pro-Chancellor of the University, Sir George Cox informed that the Indian billionaire who steers the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (ADAG), has accepted their proposal to be part of the Warwick Business School’s board.

Ambani is also on the Wharton Board of University of Pennsylvania, USA (from where he finished his post graduation), apart from being on the boards of Indian School of Business, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. He has also served as a Rajya Sabha member.

Warwick Business School, the largest of all academic departments at the University of Warwick, is known to be one of topmost B Schools in the UK.