The National Health Service (NHS) provides the funding for the majority of people currently training as clinical psychologists, and this usually includes paying the course fees.
For the majority of courses, the relevant NHS organisation has residence requirements that applicants must meet to be considered. The most common residence requirement is for applicants to have home fees status (see What is my fees status? below for more information) though requirements can vary from centre to centre. Please see the Courses section to check the residence/fees status requirements for individual course centres.
Some courses require applicants for self-funded places to have overseas fees status. Please see the International Students section, and also follow the links there to individual courses, to check the residence/fees status requirements for each course centre. For self-funded places you will need to provide your own funding, which includes paying the fees.
You will normally have home fees status if you are in one of these groups:
The details above are a based on the information available on the UKCISA website during summer 2021.
If you are not in any of the above groups then you will probably have overseas fees status, but you should check the UKCISA website for more information.
If you are from the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man you should check the UKCISA website for details about your status.
If you are unsure about your fees status please see the UKCISA website for more information.
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