International students

Wherever you live, come and study with us in person or online

We have a long and valued tradition of offering training to mental health professionals from overseas. We are proud to both invite students from across the world to our base in London, and also to deliver education across the globe in different settings.

Find a course eligible for a Student Visa

As an international student you can join our courses at the Tavistock Centre in London and other national centres provided you are legally resident in the UK or able to obtain a Student Visa.

We offer bespoke visitors’ programmes for overseas delegations, with activities tailor-made to complement your areas of interest and level of experience.

Our online courses offer you the opportunity to study with us – wherever you are in the world. 

Visa and travel

Information on obtaining a student visa

Fees and funding

Information and support about fees for international students


English language requirements for international students

Student life

Find out what life is like studying at the Tavi

Post study graduate route

Two years work experience once you’ve finished your studies

Visitor’s programme

Visitors’ programmes are bespoke sets of activities tailor-made to complement your team or group’s areas of interest and level of experience

Study in Italy

Our courses in Florence are delivered at the Centro Studi Martha Harris, providing opportunities for training and qualifications across Italy.

Working while studying with us

For new international students joining us from September 2021 onwards, students have permission to work 20 hours per week during term-time and full-time during vacations for degree level and above study.  Students studying a course below degree level may work up to 10 hours per week during term-time and full-time during vacations).  

In addition, students can spend up to 50% of the total length of their course on a work placement if they are studying a course at an HEP at degree level or above.

Information for new students

Find information and get help before you join us

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