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Prof Doc Educational and Child Psychology

University of East London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    University of East London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course Summary

This course provides full-time professional training leading towards registration with the Health and Caring Professions Council (HCPC) as an Educational Psychologist (this is a protected title). During the programme trainees will participate in university based teaching and learning, modular assessments, research culminating in a doctoral thesis and professional practice placements in Local Authorities and other settings relevant to educational psychologist work.

This course will equip you to work as an Educational Psychologist in Local Authority children’s services, Educational Psychology teams, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), voluntary agencies or independently. We are driven by our determination to work towards social justice for vulnerable young people and their families and for children with special educational needs, and to advocate for their rightful place in society.

The Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology programme at UEL aims:

To ensure trainees:

  • develop the Standards of Proficiency required to work as safe and effective educational psychologists
  • understand the implications of the HCPC’s standards of conduct, performance and ethics
  • develop autonomous practice and reflective thinking
  • develop appropriate research skills as a basis for evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence
  • respect the rights and needs of service users through a commitment to equal opportunities and the principles of beneficence, autonomy and social justice.
  • become competent and creative educational psychologists able to work effectively in educational and community settings

Your Future Career

There is a national shortage of educational psychologists and graduates of our programme are in great demand.

Our programme is designed to give you the opportunity to:

  • Qualify as a practitioner educational psychologist with the HCPC
  • Become a creative applied psychological practitioner
  • Apply psychology to make a positive different to children, families, carers and schools
  • Apply best educational psychology practice, based on research evidence and professional experience (practice based evidence)
  • Become a self-reflective practitioner and continue to develop personally and professionally through your career

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University information

University of East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

One of the few universities in London with waterfront on-campus accommodation. Each student gets their en suite room with sunsets over Canary Wharf
Diversity – 150 different nationalities are represented on the University of East London campus.
Modules designed to give international students a unique competitive edge, with industry placement options to get a truly international experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 81

    67th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    109 55%

    68th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    60th

    42
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    103 48%

    104th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    78th

    2

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