Taught course

Educational and Child Psychology

University of East London · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

An honours degree in Psychology (1st or 2nd Class) or its equivalent such that it meets the ecriteria for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) by the British Psychological Society (BPS). The admissions process is divided into two steps: An online application through the National College Teaching and Leadership which leads to a decision about whether to interview the applicant. The second step is the interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology is a three-year full-time programme that equips students (Trainee Educational Psychologists TEPs) to work as educational psychologists in Local Authority Children Services, and other settings such as Children’s Centres. The programme has been designed to ensure that it meets both the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) standards and the Division of Educational and Child Psychology – British Psychological Society (DECP) criteria for three-year training. UEL is part of the SEEL consortium which is made up of all the programmes in London and the South East of England (Institute of Education, Southampton, Tavistock, UCL and UEL).

The programme has 11 funded places through the Department for Education. To be considered for a place applicants must have, an honours degree in Psychology; a good command of reading, written and spoken English; two years relevant experience of working with children within educational, childcare or community settings.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
0208 223 3333
0208 223 2978