School of Education

University of Manchester

Educational Psychology

The course is intended for practicing educational psychologists who wish to remain in the profession and enhance their research skills and professional practice; the programme incorporates aspects of qualitative and quantitative methods to link research to practice; there is a mixture of monthly seminars; workshops; individual supervision; and research training; students are encouraged to pursue areas of personal research interest that can benefit the profession and the Local Education Authority in which they work; this means that the work covered explores current practice and how this links to theory and research; themes have included: Cognitive behavioural psychology; group work approaches; work with parents; techniques to explore emotional and physical abuse in children; dyslexia; autism and many others.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in psychology plus a Master's degree in educational psychology and professional experience as an education psychologist; IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 paper based or 250 computer based.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DEdPsy Part-time September 2016 - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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