University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Educational Psychology

This course is designed to help students work effectively as an educational psychologist with young people, teachers, parents and other professionals. This course, together with the Stage 2 Qualification in Educational Psychology, (Scotland) from the British Psychological Society (BPS), meets the requirements for registration as an educational psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in Psychology (or an equivalent accredited conversion qualification in Psychology), recognised by the BPS as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership; a minimum of 1-2 years professional experience of work with children, young people, families and professional colleagues (not necessarily in teaching), along with evidence of a commitment to a career in educational psychology.

Course modules

Modules: frameworks for professional practice; effective communication and interpersonal skills; development in context; facilitating change; assessment and intervention; research and evaluation; professional practice.

Assessment methods

5,000 word term-time essays (6 in total across Years 1 and 2); Year 1 and Year 2 projects (each of 15,000 words); presentations; a practice workfile; term-time assignments and problem-based learning and individual project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

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0141 444 8600