Research course

Educational Psychology

Cardiff University · School of Psychology

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Entry requirements

Suitable for individuals with:

  • a qualification in psychology which confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), usually by the December preceding the start of the programme
  • appropriate and sufficient experience of working with children (0-19) in educational, social services or community settings

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of the programme is to provide a sound theoretical basis, as well as the requisite skills in applying psychology, to equip trainees to perform the role of the educational psychologist.

The curriculum covers the following six themes:

  • Research methods in educational psychology
  • Processes and methods of assessment.
  • The psychology of learning: managing change
  • The psychology of behaviour: managing change
  • Understanding and working with systems, organisations and groups: managing change
  • The role of the educational psychologist: managing change

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DEdPsy
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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