Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- TBC (FT) TBC (PT)
- TBC (FT) TBC (PT)
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants for the Professional Doctorates should note that additional requirements, including relevant work experience, will apply. UK applications for the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology are handled by a Clearing House. Please visit www.education.gov.uk/ep-application.
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: Special requirement of 7.0 in IELTS with 7.0 in each subtest
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
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.
Select your country:
- Psychological Therapy
- Health and Wellbeing
Successful applicants who secure funded training places will have their university fee paid from the National College for Teaching and Learning funding for all three years.
Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed (where available) 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.
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.
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?
UCL has a long standing reputation for innovation and excellence in professional training in Educational Psychology and our mission is to equip you to seize both current and future opportunities through training you as applied educational and child psychologists able to practice innovatively, accountably and reflectively within local authority services and other rewarding settings.
The provision of Childrens' Services and the role and training of educational psychologists is currently experiencing a period of change, questioning established practices and moving towards increasingly accountable, evidence-based, inclusive approaches to meeting childrens' and families' needs.
Student / staff ratios › 122 staff including 65 postdocs › 259 taught students › 74 research students
Department: Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology
Application and next steps
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.
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now