Doctorate in Educational Psychology (EdPsyD)

Full time

The doctorate in educational psychology provides an integration of theory, practice and research through a mixture of taught sessions, practice placements and a research project. You will be exposed to a broad range of psychological theory which is framed within the principles of critical psychology, critical pedagogy and social justice.


The course places an importance on equality and diversity and promotes inclusion and anti-discriminatory practices to serve the needs of children, young people and their families. Upon completion of your training, you will be able to critically analyse and synthesise complex psychological and educational information and have a positive impact on the lives of children, young people and their families. You will achieve this through a wide range of approaches to consultation, assessment and intervention used by educational psychologists.

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Course Modules 2019/0

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Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules and regular (five-yearly) review of course programmes. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, there will normally be prior consultation of students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff or sabbatical leave. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will endeavour to inform students.

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