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Psychology Courses

Our courses


All of our undergraduate courses in Psychology and Counselling are accredited either by the BPS (British Psychological Society) or the BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. 

Maybe you'll get hooked on Forensic Psychology, which deals with criminal activity and the justice system.  Perhaps you'll want to reach out through Clinical and Community Psychology.  Or you might decide that Child Psychology is what most interests you.

Postgraduate taught

Our more traditional psychology courses enjoy a strong UEL history of applied research, integrating expertise across a range of disciplines from theoretical psychology to professional practice.

We also offer cutting-edge applied psychology courses focused on wellbeing and resilience.  These enable practitioners to improve the quality of life for individuals and group communities who are facing personal or collective challenges.


The School of Psychology has an established reputation for nurturing and supporting Doctoral Research students studying for a PhD.  Find out about how we support students, our Research supervision areas and how to make an application,  

We also offer full time doctorate-level training courses in: Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Educational and Child Psychology.  Places on these programmes are highly sought after..

Distance learning

We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate distance learning courses in the School of Psychology.

Each course is of exactly the same academic standard as the on-campus equivalents.  Students receive support and guidance as any on-campus students might and have access to a full range of online and remote resources and services.

Professional training programmes

Our professional training programmes include undergraduate, postgraduate and professional doctorates.  All are nationally and internationally recognised for their theoretical pioneering and robustness of practitioner training.