Prof Doc Educational and Child Psychology

University of East London (UEL)
United Kingdom
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
3 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 31,271

Entry Requirements

  • Degree: Minimum 2.2 Honours in Psychology (BPS Accredited).

Note: We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

English Language Requirements: 

  • Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).


he course involves campus-based learning and teaching, self-directed learning, research and placement in Educational Psychology Services (EPS) and other employment settings, where you will work under supervision.

In your first year you will spend most of the first two terms on campus, completing modules in Professional Practice, Child Development, the Process of Psychological Assessment and Consultation and Intervention.

While studying these modules you will also spend time developing skills with children and young people.

In the third term you will undertake a module in Professional Practice in the Real World, during which you will have a block placement in an EPS setting. The sixth module is Research Design, which prepares you for your research thesis.

In your second year you will take on a bursary-supported placement for three days of the week. During the autumn term you will complete a module at the university on research – in order to complete your research proposal on the placement.

Throughout the year you will also take a module in Developing the Competent and Reflective Practitioner in Simple Systems and you will begin the research for your thesis.

In the third year you will continue in your placement, as well as completing a module in Developing the Critical and Reflective practitioner in Complex Systems. You will complete your research and write up your thesis.

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