Successful applicants who secure funded training places will have their university fee paid from the National College for Teaching and Learning funding for all three years.
Fees for September 2016 will be £14,250 for the first year of the course for UK and EU applicants, and £7,125 in years two and three of the course.
Bursaries - UK students only
In 2016 the bursary amount paid to Year 1 funded trainees by the Teaching Agency will be:
£16,390 for trainees at course centres in London
Supervised placements in Year 1 will be arranged by the course centres. Costs of travel to placements will be met by trainees.
Years 2 and 3: Trainees will be allocated a bursaried placement in Years 2 and 3 as a trainee educational psychologist in a Local Authority. In the past a bursary of £15,000 plus £500 books and course allowance, has typically been offered. Costs of travel to the placements will be met by trainees, although some additional funds are allocated to trainees with further to travel (by agreement of a travel fund allocation panel).
Placements in Years 2 and 3 will be supervised by an educational psychologist employed by the service who is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is eligible for chartered membership of the British Psychological Society. The university will provide supervisors with appropriate training, recognition (e.g. through conferment of honorary lecturer status) and support in their role as a supervisor.
Applications for September 2016 entry for UK funded and self-funded candidates via the EPFT application website closed on 3 December 2015 and shortlisted applicants are advised to check the EPFT site to see the status of their application. For further information about the application process please click here
Overseas application for September 2016 entry on the programme closed on 31st March - please see our overseas applications page for further details if you are a potential EU or overseas candidate interested in applying for 2017 entry.