Taught course

Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology DECAP - DOCTORATE

Queen's University Belfast · School of Psychology
PsychD by taught

Entry requirements

Applicants must have at least an upper second class (2.1) Honours degree in Psychology, or the equivalent. The qualification must be such that the applicant is, or will be, eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Prospective candidates are expected to have pre-entry experience (see DECAP website; entrance to this course is competitive). Applicants with international qualifications, or where GBC is uncertain, should seek confirmation of their status from the BPS by the time of interview (March/April 2017).

Months of entry


Course content

The DECAP Programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) to train Educational Psychologists.

The first three years of work, post qualification, must be spent (see above) in the EA EPS within Northern Ireland.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

PsychD by taught

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Mrs Gail Crawford
+44 (0)28 9097 4745
+44 (0)28 9097 5486