Clinical Psychology (specialist)

at South Ural State University

Degree :
 Specialist (Bachelor+Master)
Subject area:
 Social sciences
 37.00.00 Psycological science
 Chelyabinsk, Russia
 5.5 Years
Study type:
 Full time
Language of instruction:
Start date:
Application deadline:
 School of Medical Biology
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 2225
Note: For CIS students tution fee is 115 070 RUB per year
76, Lenin prospekt, Chelyabinsk, Russia, 454080

Course Summary

Clinical psychology is the section of psychology that is closest to medicine. Therefore, the clinical psychologist is the closest colleague of a doctor and helps him in working with people who have not only mental, but also physical (somatic) diseases. In addition, the clinical psychologist has knowledge of human developmental disorders, from infant age to old age. At the same time, he can work with a wide range of problems: psychological help and counseling for neurotic disorders, people in difficult life situations, patients with impaired mental functions after strokes, families and children with health problems, pregnant women, etc. Specialists with clinical and psychological training are in demand in law enforcement and security forces operating in crisis and extreme circumstances.

In the course of training, medical and psychological disciplines are studied (pathopsychology, neuropsychology, psychosomatics, stress psychology and PTSD, psychology of abnormal development, psychiatry, neurology, internal medicine clinic, forensic psychology and other expertise, psychodiagnostics, principles of psychological counseling and psychotherapy etc.) . The study of all theoretical disciplines is closely combined with practical studies and practical work on the specialty. The learning process includes the practice of students at the clinical bases of the department. For his successful future work, the clinical psychologist learns to understand medical terminology, to possess various psychodiagnostic techniques and methods of psychological correction.

Graduates of the department work in various medical and educational institutions, social organizations, non-governmental and private structures, conduct their own business in the field of psychological help and support.

The partners of the department:

  • Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (chief specialist in medical psychology Yu.P. Zinchenko);
  • Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (chief specialist in medical rehabilitation GE Ivanov);
  • Ministry of Health of Chelyabinsk region;
  • Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Specialized Psychoneurological Hospital No. 1;
  • Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Drug Treatment Hospital;
  • Moscow State University. Lomonosov, Faculty of Psychology;
  • St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Psychology;
  • St. Petersburg Research Institute of Psychoneurology. V.M. Bechterew;
  • FGBUN Institute of Psychology RAS;
  • Department of Clinical Psychology of the Scientific Center for Mental Health;
  • Russian Psychological Society;
  • Russian Society of Psychiatrists.

Graduates of the department work in hospitals of a general, psychiatric, narcological profile, in specialized educational institutions and in ordinary schools, kindergartens, in the social sphere and non-state structures, other institutions and organizations, run their own business.

Admission Requirements

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