Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology MPhil/PhD


Research areas:

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychological Therapy
  • Society
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Children

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or a taught Master’s degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject.

English level expected: Good

Application

  • All applicants: 30 June 2014
  • Scholarship applicants: 17 January 2014
Applications for competitive funding awarded by UCL must arrive by 17 January in the year you wish to start. If other sources of funding are being considered, it is still in your interest to apply by the 17 January deadline, but later applications can sometimes be considered. Applications should be made as soon as possible, and not later than 30 June for entry in September/October.

Fees

  • UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
  • UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
  • Overseas Full-time: £20,900
  • Overseas Part-time: £10,450

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website


Career

A majority of PhD students go on to postdoctoral positions and academic careers at institutions in the UK, EU and USA. Many graduates of our specialist doctorates go on to become professional practitioners either in the NHS, local councils, charities, in private practice or other settings.

Top career destinations for this programme

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital, Clinical Psychologist, 2010
  • Child & Family Consultation Service, Clinical Psychologist, 2010
  • Singapore Government, Educational Psychologist, 2011
  • Surrey Council, Educational Psychologist, 2010
  • UCL, Resesarch Associate, 2011

Networking

The department has research collaborations with many institutions including the Anna Freud Centre and Yale Child Study Centre. We also invite speakers from external institutions and professionals working for health services to give lectures to our students.


Next steps

Contact

Ms Sharinjeet Dhiman

T: +44 (0)20 7679 8231

Department

Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

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