UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology

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).

Entry requirements

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.

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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by 2 essay journal papers of up to 3,000 words each, 2 commentary papers of up to 1,500 words each and 4 90-minute unseen examinations, and the dissertation examined by viva-voce.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,815 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,935 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

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