Taught course

Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology

University of East London · School of Psychology
DProf by taught

Entry requirements

Entry requirements All UK applications for entry onto this programme MUST be made via the Teaching Agency (TA). UEL has 10 funded places through the TA.

Months of entry


Course content

This three year full-time programme equips students to work as educational psychologists in Local Authority Children Services and other settings. The programme has been designed to ensure that it meets both the HPC (Health Professions Council) standards and the DECP (Division of Educational and child Psychology - British Psychological Society) criteria for three year training. At the end of the programme successful graduates can apply for recognition as a practitioner Educational Psychologist with the Health Professional Council. The programme prepares students to become committed and creative educational psychologists, applying psychology in educational and other settings, in order to make a positive difference for children.

Students study child development, the process of assessment, consultation, intervention and research. They learn to be reflective and critical practitioners working from an evidence base. Students develop skills in working with individual children, groups, families, and schools through both working alone and in multidisciplinary teams.

Qualification and course duration

DProf by taught

full time
36 months

Course contact details

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