UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This is currently the only paediatric programme in the UK that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and students who successfully complete the programme are deemed to have completed the academic components of the BPS professional Qualification in Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology (QiCN). The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, group seminars, video demonstrations and directed self'study time (reading, essay writing, seminar preparations).

Course Modules

Core modules: Introduction to developmental cognitive neuroscience; professional issues for paediatric neuropsychologists; development of sensory, motor and cognitive neural systems; developmental disorders and neuropsychological profiles; infant and neurodevelopmental assessment; assessment of neuropsychological disorders and functional implications; advanced developmental cognitive neuroscience; developing clinical formulations and interventions. There are no optional modules for this programme.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree from a UK university or an overseas equivalent. Applicants are required to be qualified clinical or educational psychologists or educational psychologists as recognised by the Health and Care Professsions Council. Applicants with a psychology undergraduate degree but who are not yet clinical or educational psychologists should apply for applied paediatric neuropsychology Master's.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,815  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,935  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip