UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course aims to encourage an integrated understanding of child development and a range of childhood disorders, and to give students an opportunity to apply this understanding in a clinical setting, through a supervised placement in the second year within a mental health service.

Course Modules

Core modules year 1: multiple perspectives on development psychopathology i; multiple perspectives on development psychopathology ii; development psychopathology: development disorders from multiple perspectives; research methods 1 (formative); research methods ii: introduction to statistical analysis; evaluating clinical interventions; an introduction to psychoanalytic theory; the clinical theory of psychoanalysis; building and maintaining therapeutic relationships; assessment and planning; parent'infant observation. Core modules year 2: clinical practice in context; clinical skills i; clinical skills ii; research dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in psychology, or in another relevant social, clinical or life science discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. It is highly desirable that students have obtained relevant experience working with children or adolescents prior to application.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Whole course. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
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