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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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Student View

"A particularly valuable aspect of my degree is that I am part of UCL’s vast neuroscience community. This provides great networking opportunities and gives me the chance to learn from world-leading academics and experts in my field."

Seetal Chavda

Degree: Visual Neuroscience PhD

Subject: Ophthalmology, Faculty: Brain Sciences

Alumni View

"My experience at UCL has helped me obtain two internships at research labs: Palo Alto Research Center in 2011, and Microsoft Research in 2012."

Dr Christian P Janssen

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2012

Subject: Interaction Centre (UCLIC), Faculty: Brain Sciences