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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

"I feel networked in London and because of that I am more engaged in various professional bodies and research networks. UCL is a world leader in cognitive neuroscience and so more things are possible here with the equipment and expertise to support new developments."

Professor Rosemary Varley

Professor in Acquired Language Disorders

Subject: Language and Communication, Faculty: Brain Sciences

Student View

"UCL has provided me with many opportunities. I have been able to complete courses alongside my studies that will complement my skills for the future, such as the entrepreneur course I completed in the Engineering Department."

Firle Beckley

Degree: Graduate Research Division Psychology & Language Sciences MPhil/PhD

Subject: Language and Communication, Faculty: Brain Sciences