Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- £4,770 (FT) £N/A (PT)
- £24,880 (inc. of 2,500 AFE) (FT) £N/A (PT)
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.
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
There are currently no UCL scholarships available for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology for international students.
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 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, Early Intervention Service Central Norfolk (NHS) (2013)
- Clinical Psychologist, Newham Centre for Mental Health (NHS) (2013)
- Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (NHS) (2013)
- Clinical Psychologist, St George's Hospital (NHS) (2013)
- Clinical Psychologist, NHS Service for Adolescents & Families in Enfield (SAFE) (2013)
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 › 122 staff including 65 postdocs › 259 taught students › 74 research students
Department: Clinical, Educational and 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