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Postgraduate taught

DEdPsych Educational Psychology

UCAS code 1234
Duration 3 years full time
Entry year September 2021
Contact

Programme Director Dr Andrew Richards
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Phone:
+44 (0)1392 723192

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree in psychology granting you the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society; other requirements are also essential –

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Campus St Luke's Campus
Discipline Education

Overview

  • A programme of advanced professional training in educational psychology, recognised and accredited by the British Psychological Society and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Taught in an internationally recognised centre for educational research
  • As a trainee you will be placed with Educational Psychological Services and other placement providers for supervised practical experience
  • If you are UK resident you may be eligible to apply for a funded place
  • Course emphasis that psychology should be concerned with developing the capacity for humanity in ourselves and in others

6th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education and influencer of national education policy

Research Excellence Framework 2014 based on the percentage of research categorised as 4* and 3*.

Top 150 in the world for Education

QS World University Rankings 2020.

Home to one of the largest Education libraries in the UK

A lively and interesting range of learning and training experiences across a range of educational settings

Accreditations

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Entry requirements

Essential

  • At least a 2:2 honours degree in psychology that grants you the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society
  • Normally one year's experience of working with children or young people (0 – 19 years)
  • IELTS score of 7.5 or equivalent where appropriate
  • Clean driving licence or access to a car and driver or a willingness to travel large distances in rural settings on public transport
  • Enhanced level DBS check (or equivalent for non-UK applicants)

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Pearson

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Desirable

  • A critical understanding of current educational policy and practice
  • An understanding of the educational and psychological issues in promoting social inclusion
  • An ability to join with others to form an effective group
  • An awareness and understanding of the effect one might have on others in a range of interactions
  • Evidence of applying psychological knowledge in a range of settings including educational settings
  • A lively and current knowledge of psychological theory and its generation
  • An understanding of the role of educational psychologists and of a stance that is ethical and underpins the role
  • A practical understanding of how psychology may be used to promote equality
  • Evidence of an ability to reflect on practice
  • An awareness, understanding and appreciation of the issues involved in safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and an ability to apply policies and procedures aimed at safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Adaptability and flexibility in response to change with the potential for personal and professional growth
  • An awareness of one's own health and how variations in health may have an impact on one's ability to practice safely and competently

Application

Your application for this course should be made via the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP), not directly to the University of Exeter, although we will be happy to answer any queries.

Application for 2021 entry is not yet open. If you wish to be informed when it opens, please contact EPFT@aep.org.uk, or sign up on the AEP website.

When making your application, the programme code for this course is A760.

Please see the course website and the AEP website for further information about the application process.

Entry requirements for international students

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

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Course content

For more information about this course please see the course website.