University of East London

University of East London

Clinical and Community Psychology

The programmes provide high quality and up-to-date training in theory, practice and research in clinical and community psychology; all teaching is informed by the distinct UEL DClinPsy perspective: where psychological processes are understood in direct relation to social and cultural contexts, diversity and inequalities; the programmes provide training with the same strong emphasis on the historical and current social, political and cultural issues that affect clinical and community psychology provision; the programmes are situated in our School of Psychology, a large and well-established scholarly community, with a strong record for delivering high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, research and consultancy; students will benefit from excellent teaching and research facilities located in a purpose-built block with new experimental facilities, dedicated research laboratories virtual reality technology, eye-tracking equipment and EEG suite new teaching accommodation, and a well-stocked library of test equipment.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in psychology, social psychology, counselling, education, nursing, medicine or a related health and social welfare discipline. Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: clinical and community psychology theory and practice; research methods and dissertation; cognitive and behavioural therapies; family and systemic therapies; community psychology approaches; cognitive and behavioural therapy placement; family and systemic therapy placement; community psychology placement.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by: each module will use forms of assessment pertinent to the domain of study/training, and will address particular aspects of performance. The 5 taught modules (core and optional) are each assessed via an Essay (3000 words) and a Seminar Presentation (30 minutes, supported by AV aids and a written handout). The research module is assessed via the Research Proposal (4000 words) and Research Dissertation (10,000 words). Each of the 3 available Placement modules is assessed via supervisor Competency Ratings and one Practical Report (4000 words).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,250 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

Key information

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0208 223 3333