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.
  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. They may also take a short mental ability test.
  5. A provisional verbal offer of a place is made subject to:
    • An up to date reference from the current employer
    • The completion of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust's 'Self Declaration Form A'
    • An occupational health check
    • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check