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Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate (App Ed and Child Psy D)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    DEdChPsy - Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This programme leads to the academic award and professional qualification in educational psychology of Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate (App Ed and Child Psy D).

  • Graduates from the programme are eligible for chartered status with the British Psychological Society and for application for registration as educational psychologists with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and is HCPC registered.
  • The Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate provides a unique research-based approach to practice underpinned by clear interlocking frameworks, key elements of which have been developed over time by the course team
  • The programme’s tutorial system has been highly praised by trainee educational psychologists
  • The close and supportive working relationships between the course and regional services has been described as a real strength of the programme (British Psychological Society).

The programme comprises a number of taught elements, augmented by supervised professional practice placements in a number of approved local authority and other settings. To complete the programme, you will need to meet the assessed academic, research and supervised professional practice requirements of the programme, demonstrating the standards of proficiency required of practitioner educational psychologists by the Health and Care Professions Council, and attaining learning outcomes specified by the British Psychological Society.

Employability

The Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate sets out to ensure that by the end of the training, graduates are able to demonstrate the standards of the proficiency required by the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC), to enable graduates to apply to join the register maintained by the HCPC. Registration is a necessary condition for practice as an educational psychologist within the UK.

In parallel, the programme conforms fully to the British Psychological Society’s programme accreditation criteria, and addresses the learning outcomes specified for educational psychologists by the Society. Graduation from the programme therefore enables past trainees to apply to the Society for chartered membership as educational psychologists.

To date all graduates of the App Ed and Child Psy D programme have secured posts as local authority educational psychologists upon completion of their postgraduate professional training.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 81 3

    17th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    147 74%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    57
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    113th

    3

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