Applied Educational and Child Psychology (DPhil, PhD)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
DPhil, PhD

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Applied Educational and Child Psychology at University of Birmingham

This programme leads to the academic award and professional qualification in educational psychology ofApplied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate (App Ed and Child Psy D). Graduates from the programme are eligible for chartered status with the British Psychological Society and for application for registration as educational psychologists with the Health Professions Council.

The programme comprises a number of taught elements, augmented by supervised professional practice placements in a number of approved local authority and other settings. To complete the programme, students need to meet the assessed academic, research and supervised professional practice requirements of the programme, demonstrating the standards of proficiency required of practitioner educational psychologists by the Health Professions Council, and attaining learning outcomes specified by the British Psychological Society.

The academic and research requirements are assessed through a number of assignments completed during Year 1 of the programme, and a thesis compiled during Years 2 and 3 of study. The thesis comprises two volumes: Volume 1 is a report of a substantive original empirical study, while Volume 2 contains four practitioner research reports of work undertaken during the second and third years of training within the supervised professional practice context(s).

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  • The awardDPhil, PhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
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Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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