The Doctor of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) is a 3 year full-time course accredited by the British Psychological Society. The degree serves as the entry qualification for professional practice and employment in Educational Psychology. It has been designed to meet the professional training needs of Educational Psychologists (EPs) and reflect a shift in orientation in professional training which is implicit in a research degree.
The programme has several academic, research and professional goals:
Academic: To create an advanced level of knowledge in the areas of child development, educational psychology, special educational needs, assessment and intervention, childhood diversity, family dynamics and educational systems.
Research: As a doctoral programme, there will be direct instruction in research methodology to Doctoral level, and will require the completion of a 45,000 word dissertation.
Professional: The programme will prepare you for the wide range of challenges and demands in diverse contexts.
The Doctor of Educational Psychology programme has been allocated 10 funded places for 2013. If you are interested in applying go to the the Teaching Agency's online application process which goes live on 6 November and ends on 11 January 2013. Visit:https://www.education.gov.uk/ep-application/Pages/Welcome.aspx
The deadline for applications is 11 January 2013, 5pm.
For UK applicants and details about the application process for a funded place you will need to access the Department for Education website: https://www.education.gov.uk/ep-application/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Self-funded applicants, EU and international applicants will need to apply through the University of Bristol's online application procedure, web page: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/prospectus/postgraduate/2013/prog_details/SSLF/489
Owing to the integrated delivery of the programme it is not possible to access this course through accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
All successful candidates will be required to obtain Criminal Records Bureau clearance prior to taking up their place on the programme.