Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology Doctoral Degree

This professional training course will give you the skills, competencies and HCPC registration required to practise as an educational psychologist. We teach you the theory and support your practice, so you'll be well prepared for your future career.

Content

This programme is non-modular, but will include:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Assessment and Intervention
  • The Education of Children with Additional Needs
  • Group Training for Support Staff
  • Professional Issues
  • Over 300 days of supervised professional practice placements
Applying

For funded entry, you'll need to apply via the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP) website. The application system for entry in September 2019 is now open. The application deadline is December 2018. Please see the AEP website for more details, developments and news.

Funded entry: apply via AEP website

Self-funding applicants should apply directly to the University of Sheffield.

Self-funded: apply now

Doctoral Degree Award
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

You must have over one year of full-time (or equivalent) experience of working with children within educational, childcare or community settings. You will also need an honours degree in psychology that is recognised by the BPS for graduate membership.

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