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Educational and Child Psychology

This professional training course will give you the skills, competencies and HCPC registration required to practise as an educational psychologist. We teach you the theory and support your practice, so you'll be well prepared for your future career.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Practice: An Honours degree in psychology that is recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for graduate membership; relevant knowledge and experience of working with children within educational, childcare or community settings. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

This programme is non-modular, but will include: Developmental Psychology; Assessment and Intervention; The Education of Children with Additional Needs; Group Training for Support Staff; Professional Issues and over 300 days of supervised professional practice placements.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays, practical work folders and a dissertation including research portfolio.


Home fees are TBC. Please contact the department.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
DEdChPsy Full-time Home/EU 3 Years
DEdChPsy Full-time £ 18,550 (Year 1) International 3 Years
Doctor of Practice Full-time September 2018 3 3 Years

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