UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology MRes

This unique two-year international programme is offered in collaboration with Yale University. There is a focus on developmental psychopathology drawing on neurobiological, cognitive, developmental, clinical and psychoanalytic perspectives. Students spend year one at UCL and year two at Yale where a wide range of supervised research opportunities are available.

Key Information

Modes and duration
  • Full-time: 2 years
Programme start date
September 2016
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
£9,020 (FT)
£23,020 (FT)
Application deadlines
All applicants
Open: 5 October 2015
Close: 17 June 2016

Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English Language Requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

International students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

Select your country:

Note that this is a highly selective course and interviews are held on a rolling basis. Early applications are recommended.

Typically 10 students are accepted each year. The focus of this programme is on understanding the emergence of developmental psychopathology from multiple perspectives, drawing on neurobiological, cognitive, developmental, clinical and psychoanalytic perspectives. A substantial research project is completed in the second year at Yale. As an MRes, this Master’s programme provides an excellent framework to advance students' research skills, important for those planning a future PhD or Clinical Doctorate. 


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