Degree programme

Clinical Health Psychology

Course details

2 years
MSc in Social Sciences
120 ECTS credits
4,920 EUR per year
Taught in English

Clinical Health Psychology aims to educate competent psychologist with a solid knowledge and skills in health promotion, rehabilitation and helping people with disorders threw the psychological methods and procedures. Students learn and practice psychological counselling and psychological evaluation in various health disorders, improve communication and collaboration with other health care specialists. Moreover, students have chance to choose one of the 4 possible specializations: Onco-psychology, Neuropsychology, Children and family psychology and Rehabilitation psychology. A graduated Bachelor’s degree in Psychology is required to be eligible to study Clinical Health Psychology.


Work as a psychologist or in supervised practice in health care or other fields according to the national requirements

Work as research psychologist in University or Government agency

Work in the projects

Continue your education in Doctoral programs

Work in health, social, educational and organizational sectors

Programme structure

What you will learn each year:

Year 1

Behavior, stress and health, Psychological counselling in health care, Clinical psychological evaluation I, Research in clinical health psychology, Specialization in health psychology, Psychotherapy and psychopharmacotherapy, Clinical psychological evaluation II, Specialization in health psychology, Planning and management of mental health projects

Year 2

Internship (800 hours), Master thesis


Degree recognized in the Europe. The program is prepared according to the EuroPsy requirements

This program especially meets the needs of the students who wants to proceed their career in health care sector, work with a health care team

University provides opportunities to develop practical skills in various healthcare areas as well as in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States (800 hours)

University provides the variety of laboratories and equipment for experiments in psychology and neurosciences as well as an opportunity to implement innovative ideas in the Centre of Psychological Well-being and Health Education

Multicultural environment of 87 countries make up over 23 % of total student population at LSMU

Possibility to go for the internship to another country

Possibility to spend a semester abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange program

Support system for student adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling


Roza Joffė - Luinienė

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