The UCL Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) is a professional training course for Clinical Psychologists in the United Kingdom, and welcomes high-calibre candidates from the UK and abroad. The course provides a first-rate training in clinical psychology, leading to a doctoral qualification accredited by the UK’s Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
The DClinPsy programme offers a clinical training supervised by high calibre clinicians including those working in national centres of excellence. This is coupled with the opportunity to undertake research supervised by world-renowned academics who are research leaders in psychotherapy outcomes, 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.
Department: Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology
More information can be found on the department website: Clinical Psychology DClinPsy
There are six placement periods of six months each.
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.
Clinical psychology training courses are the primary route to becoming a qualified clinical psychologist in the UK. The UCL DClinPsy is the largest course of its kind in the UK and will give graduates the skills required to become a clinical psychologist working in national and international healthcare 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.
Visit the Clinical Psychology DClinPsy page on the University College London website for more details!