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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

We are the world’s leading integrated department of applied psychology, focussing on the implementation of ground-breaking research to improve development, education, and mental and physical wellbeing in individuals and social groups. We use a broad range of scientific approaches to advance understanding and practice across these domains. The department has an exceptional track record of influencing national and international policy in the delivery of health, education and social care.

There is immense international interest in the work of our members of staff and the rate of completed PhDs and doctorates is impressive.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Clinical Psychology DClinPsy FT3,
Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Educational and Child Psychology DECPsy FT3,
Educational Psychology DEdPsy PT4

Student/staff ratios

  • 54 staff
  • 0 taught students
  • 319 research students


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Staff View

"The current department with which I am affiliated is one of the best in the UK and also in the world, so I feel privileged to work in such a high-quality environment. The available research facilities offer me an enormous range of opportunities to develop my research ambitions."

Dr Jyrki Tuomainen

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Subject: Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Faculty: Brain Sciences

Student View

"I have attended a few scientific meetings during my first year at UCL; a particular highlight was attending the Royal Society Discussion Meeting on language in developmental and acquired disorders. London is a brilliant place for attending national events."

Francina Clayton

Degree: Developmental Science PhD

Subject: Developmental Science, Faculty: Brain Sciences