Research course

Educational Psychology

Institution
University of Bristol · Graduate School of Education
Qualifications
DEdPsy

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in psychology (or equivalent qualification) that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society. Relevant experience of working with children or young people (aged 0-19). Applicants with a lower second-class degree (or international equivalent) and relevant experience may be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Doctor of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) is a research degree accredited by the British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council. The degree serves as the entry qualification for professional practice and employment in educational psychology. It has been designed to meet the professional training needs of educational psychologists and reflects a shift in orientation in professional training that is implicit in a research degree.

The programme's academic and research goals are:

  • to create an advanced level of knowledge in the areas of child development, educational psychology, special educational needs, assessment and intervention, childhood diversity, family dynamics and educational systems; (Assessment is by written assignments).
  • and to receive instruction in research methodology to doctoral level. (You will be required to complete a 45,000-word dissertation).

Qualification and course duration

DEdPsy

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 117 954 6785