Summary of a Successful Admissions Process

  1. The candidate applies via the Clearing House in Clinical Psychology.
  2. Lancaster programme staff check that all applicants to the Lancaster DClinPsy meet the entry requirements. If the candidate discloses a disability they may be contacted by programme staff to check what modifications to the admissions process might be needed. Applicants may also contact the programme if they require adjustments.
  3. The candidate takes a screening test online. Applicants with the top 72 scores on this test, plus those declaring a disability who score in or above the 70th centile are invited to attend the selection event.
  4. The candidate attends a selection event at Lancaster University. They meet a panel of selectors for around 75 minutes and take part in 4 selection activities.
  5. Candidates to whom offers may be made are invited back to complete a supervised ability test to confirm the scores achieved in the screening test.
  6. A provisional verbal offer of a place is made subject to:
    • Up to date references from the previous 3 years of employment and study
    • The completion of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust's 'Self Declaration Form A'
    • An occupational health check
    • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check