A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants for the Professional Doctorates should note that additional requirements, including relevant work experience, will apply. UK applications for the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology are handled by a Clearing House. Please visit www.education.gov.uk/ep-application.
Months of entry
Since 2012, theses have been available electronically via our secure virtual learning environment. Thesis topics for our 2011–14 cohort are listed at www.ucl.ac.uk/educational-psychology/decpsy/trainee_research.htm.
UCL has a long standing reputation for innovation and excellence in professional training in Educational Psychology and our mission is to equip you to seize both current and future opportunities through training you as applied educational and child psychologists able to practice innovatively, accountably and reflectively within local authority services and other rewarding settings. The provision of Childrens' Services and the role and training of educational psychologists is currently experiencing a period of change, questioning established practices and moving towards increasingly accountable, evidence-based, inclusive approaches to meeting childrens' and families' needs.
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Information for international students
Fees and funding
Successful applicants who secure funded training places will have their university fee paid from the National College for Teaching and Learning funding for all three years.
Funding opportunities available for students taking research programmes are available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships
Qualification and course duration
Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology
Course contact details
- Ms Helen Hosier
- +44 (0)20 7679 5307
- 020 7679 3001