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Educational and Child Psychology DEdChPsy

Educational and Child Psychology DEdChPsy

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Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

DEdChPsy - Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology

Subject areas

Child Psychology Educational Psychology

Course type


Course Summary

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.

Course description

This is a three-year, full-time course approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and recognised by the Department for Education as a professional training course in educational psychology.

All our graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a practitioner educational psychologist and join the British Psychological Society's Division of Educational and Child Psychology.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.


Diversity and Cultural Difference
Training and Development
Service Delivery and Organisational Change
Person and Professional Values, Ethics and Skills
Promoting Development and Education
Transferable Skills
Psychological Assessment and Formulation
Research and Inquiry
Psychological Intervention and Evaluation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

You must have over one year of full-time (or equivalent) experience of working with children within educational, childcare or community settings. You will also need an honours degree in psychology that is recognised by the BPS for graduate membership. Disclosure and Barring Service As this course involves working with children and young people, you'll need to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal convictions and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to your training starting.