School of Education

University of Manchester

Educational and Child Psychology

The programme curriculum plan is designed to provide effective coverage of the required core curriculum for training in educational psychology provided by the British Psychological Society; practical work (fieldwork) is a central component of the programme; it includes evaluation of the context of schooling and its effects on children's learning and behaviour, as well as the essentials of psychological assessment, programme planning, team working and communication skills.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in psychology or an equivalent conferring graduate basis for registration with the British psychological society. Selection based strictly upon the trainee psychologist person specification; IELTS 7.0 (with 7.0 in writing) or TOEFL 600 paper based or 250 computer based, with 4.5 in test of written English.

Course modules

Modules include: Research in applied educational psychology; social, organisational and ecological context; child and adolescent development; mental health and well-being; communication and interpersonal effectiveness.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DEdChPsy Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,602 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
DEdChPsy Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,602 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
DEdChPsy Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,602 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
DEdChPsy Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,602 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

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

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