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Clinical Psychology DClinPsy

The programme prepares students to work with a range of patient groups from across the life span and with different abilities. Graduates work in a variety of mental health and health specialities, often at the most senior levels within the National Health Service, charity organisations and universities.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 3 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£4,635 (FT)
Overseas:
££24,230 (FT)

Application deadlines

UK/EU students must apply via the Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology www.leeds.ac.uk/chpccp.

Internationals students must apply via the UCL online application portal at www.ucl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/apply-now.

Detailed information about the application process for both UK/EU and Overseas students is available at www.ucl.ac.uk/dclinpsy/applying.

Entry Requirements

An upper second-class UK Bachelor’s Psychology degree or overseas equivalent and relevant work experience. Overseas degrees must be assessed by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confer Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to the BPS before applying to the programme.

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

The DClinPsy at UCL offers a uniquely broad range of research opportunities to trainees. Current research specialities include treatment outcome, psychotherapy processes, experimental psychopathology, addiction, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, dementia, eating disorders, internet-based treatments, developmental psychopathology and psychosis.

Research areas

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

Funding

There are currently no UCL scholarships available for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology for international students.

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

Many graduates on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology go on to become professional practitioners either in the NHS, local councils, charities, in private practice or other settings.

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Clinical Psychologist, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (2011)
  • Clinical Psychologist, St Pancras Hospital (2010)
  • IAPT High Intensity Worker, Camden & Islington Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (2010)
  • Clinical Psychologist, Oxleas NHS Trust (2010)
  • Clinical Psychologist, Child & Family Consultation Service (2010)

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?

The DClinPsy programme undertakes world-leading research and teaching in mind and behaviour. Students are taught by world-renowned academics who are research leaders in psychotherapy outcome, psychoanalysis, attachment, psychopharmacology and cognitive behavioural therapy. Our aim is to train ‘thinking psychologists’ who can make significant national and international contributions to clinical psychology services and the development of clinical science.

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

UK/EU students must apply via the Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology www.leeds.ac.uk/chpccp.

Internationals students must apply via the UCL online application portal at www.ucl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/apply-now.

Detailed information about the application process for both UK/EU and Overseas students is available at www.ucl.ac.uk/dclinpsy/applying.

For more information see our Applications page.

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