UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Applied Paediatric Neuropsychology

This course is designed to train home students or overseas professionals in various aspects of science underpinning clinical paediatric neuropsychology practice, and is suitable for outstanding psychology postgraduates who are not yet qualified clinical or educational psychologists but are motivated to study paediatric neuropsychology at this stage of their career. The programme is delivered through lectures, group seminars, video demonstrations and directed self-study time (reading, essay, seminar preparations).

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in psychology (equivalent to BPS accredited Honours degree or BPS conversion diploma) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students must obtain the BPS graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC). It is the responsibility of the student to obtain GBC before accepting a place on the programme.

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 (up to 3,000 words each), 2 commentary papers (up to 1,500 words each) and 4 90-minute unseen examinations, and the dissertation examined by viva-voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month 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
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

Postgraduate Administrator