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Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology (DEdCPsy)


University of Sheffield School of Education

Full time September Prof Doctorate 3 years FT

About the course

Course description

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

Teaching

A mix of placement, private study and teaching from tutors. Your usual weekly pattern will be:

Year 1: Two days teaching, one day private study, two days work placement.

Year 2: One day teaching, one day private study, three days work placement.

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Entry Requirements

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service:
As this course involves working with children and young people, you'll need to provide an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal convictions and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to your training starting.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.


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