This professional training course will give you the skills, competencies and HCPC registration required to practise as an educational psychologist. We teach you the theory and support your practice, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career.
This is a three-year, full-time course approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and recognised by the Department for Education as a professional training course in educational psychology.
All our graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a practitioner educational psychologist and join the British Psychological Society's Division of Educational and Child Psychology.
This programme is non-modular, but will include:
A mix of placement, private study and teaching from tutors. Your usual weekly pattern will be:
Year 1: Two days teaching, one day private study, two days work placement.
Year 2: One day teaching, one day private study, three days work placement.
Year 3: One day teaching or research, one day private study, three days work placement.
Essays, practical work folders and a dissertation including research portfolio.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Visit the Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology (DEdCPsy) page on the University of Sheffield website for more details!
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