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Doctorate in Educational Psychology DEdPsych

Doctorate in Educational Psychology DEdPsych

Key information

Qualification type

EdPsychD - Doctor of Educational Psychology

Subject areas

Educational Psychology

Course type


Course Summary

Educational psychologists work in a variety of ways to address the problems experienced by children and young people in an educational context. This three-year doctoral training programme approved by HCPC and BPS, will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding and application of theory, empirical evidence and interventions at the core of the professional practice of educational psychology.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date



Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods - Core
Small-scale and Applied Research Projects - Core
Research Thesis - Core
Emotion and Behaviour - Core
Learning and Development - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£14,250 fee for year 1 in 19/20; £7,125 years 2 & 3 (20/21 & 21/22)

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have minimum upper second-class degree in psychology or equivalent conferring Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) by BPS; relevant experience (at least one to two years) of working with children and young people in educational or childcare setting; usually resident in UK at time of application and able to work in England for duration of course and at least two years after completion plus satisfactory performance at interview.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more