Taught course

Applied Educational Psychology

University of Nottingham · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in psychology, providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society. Applicants must have experience of working with children/young people with sustained levels of responsibility for a minimum of 1 year. Applicants must apply for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formally Criminal Records Bureau) clearance if accepted and during training confirm fitness to practise if applying for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration once qualified.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.

The Doctorate in Applied Educational Psychology (Professional Training) is a research degree that holds approval from the regulatory body, the Health and Care Professions Council, and is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

The location of the programme within the School of Psychology is distinctive and will provide you with a deeper theoretical understanding of your work, as well as the opportunity to meet leading researchers and practitioners.

The programme also has strong working relationships with professional educational psychologists employed by the regional Local Authorities.

Key facts

  • This course is a graduate programme approved by the British Psychological Society for professional accreditation.
  • The Educational Psychology Group at Nottingham has an established record of influential publications written by students and staff, including contributions to the ‘Nottingham Psychology of Behaviour in Schools Project’.
  • The School of Psychology was awarded 24/24 in the latest Teaching Quality Assessment, with a commendation for teaching.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Psychology web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559