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 2014 are £14,500 for the first year of the course for UK and EU applicants, and £7,075 in years two and three of the course. Each year fees are estimated to be subject to a 4% increase.
Bursaries - UK students only
In 2013 the bursary amount paid to Year 1 funded trainees by the Teaching Agency was:
£14,900 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. A bursary of £15,000 will typically be offered (plus £1,000 travel, books and course allowance). Costs of travel to the placements will be met by trainees.
Placements in Years 2 and 3 will be supervised by an educational psychologist employed by the service who is registered with the Health Professions Council 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.