University of Roehampton

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At Roehampton, we offer a first-class educational experience, designed to help you reach your full potential and get the career you want. We are ranked the best modern university in London according to all three major UK league tables - the Complete University Guide 2016, the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Guardian University Guide 2016.

Roehampton has an excellent research profile, with some of the most highly-regarded academic departments in the UK. Two-thirds of our research has been officially judged either 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' and we are ranked as the most research-intensive modern university in the country.

Psychology Department

Gain a strong scientific understanding of the mind, brain, and human behaviour at Roehampton, where 100% of our research is rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' for its impact. Join our Psychology community to collaborate with leading experts and practitioners in mental health, the play therapies, counselling, and psychotherapy.

We offer outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in three distinct areas; psychology, the arts and play therapies, and counselling psychology. Most of our courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society and provide you with the skills you need to achieve your career ambitions.

Assessment of parenting and family functioning

We also offer courses especially for social care practitioners to gain a specific qualification in the assessment of child and adult attachment, parenting and family functioning. You will be equipped to analyse a wide range of validated assessments and their application for improving the well-being of families. Designed especially for social care professionals, our programmes draw on Patricia Crittenden’s Dynamic Maturational Model (DMM) of attachment.

For further information about the Psychology department please visit the website

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"This course is one of the best decisions I ever made. My lecturers are practising psychotherapists and they helped me get a clear vision for my future."

Daniel Martin
BSc Psychology and Counselling

University of Roehampton

"The chance to study under some of the best practitioners in this field made the Roehampton course stand out from others."

Anna Turner
PsychD Counselling Psychology

University of Roehampton

"The passionate staff are all play therapists and I found that the modules complement each other well. The focus on personal development in addition to the child-centred theory helps equip you with the skills you'll need as a therapist."

Amanda Kendrick
MA Play Therapy

University of Roehampton