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Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology MPhil/PhD

Our PhD students have excellent networking opportunities across UCL, nationally and internationally. On graduating, they go on to post-doctoral positions at home and abroad, work in industry or clinical, health and educational professions.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 3 years
  • Part-time: 5 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
Overseas:
£21,530 (FT) £10,765 (PT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
30 June 2015
Scholarship applicants:
16 January 2015

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of an upper second-class first degree in a relevant subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicant should also have a commitment to, and demonstrated ability in, research. Often your previous experience and performance, such as in an undergraduate or a Master's research project, will show whether research is right for you and you are right for research.

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.

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Overview

Our research spans all stages of human development (birth to old age) and a wide range of psychological and social contexts. Methods range from neuroscience (e.g. fMRI) through to qualitative research.

Research areas

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

Funding

Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Careers

A majority of PhD students go on to postdoctoral positions and academic careers at institutions in the UK, EU and USA.

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Research Associate, UCL (2011)
  • Trainee Clinical Psychologist, UCL (2013)
  • Postdoctoral researcher, King's College London (2013)
  • Health Psychologist, City University (2013)
  • Post-doctoral research fellow, KU Leuven (2013)

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.

Why study this degree at UCL?

We are a world-leading integrated department 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.

Student / staff ratios › 72 staff › 0 taught students › 319 research students

Department: Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

Application and next steps

Applications

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

Who can apply?

Application deadlines

All applicants
2015-06-30
Scholarship applicants
2015-01-16
Applications for competitive funding awarded by UCL must arrive by 16 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 16 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.

For more information see our Applications page.

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