Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Applied Educational Psychology

The course enables students to become educational psychologists. The course will suit those with some understanding of educational systems and settings. Our graduates can register with the Health and Care Professions Council to practise in the UK. Educational psychology is about the study and understanding of people's behaviour and the inter-relationship this has with organisational structures within educational and community settings. Students will learn how to support the social and educational development of children and young people aged 0-25 years. Students will also learn how to work with other professionals, such as teachers.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in psychology which is eligible for Graduate Basis for Registration of the British Psychological Society. Students also need at least 1 year of relevant, paid work experience at the point of application. Work experience should have: Focussed on children and young people's education development and psychological well-being; given insight and understanding into educational systems in the UK; led to ideas on how psychology may be applied. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 7.5, or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DAppEdPsy Full-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Programme Secretary, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6395