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 2017 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.
Fees for overseas (and EU) students can be found on our overseas applications webpage. 2017-18 fees will be £23,339 and will be subject to an annual 3-5% increase.
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September 2017 entry for UK funded and self-funded candidates is now open, via the EPFT application website, with a deadline of 5th December 2016 for applications and 30th November 2016 for references. Applicants are advised to check the AEP website for further information, in addition to our application webpage
Overseas application for September 2017 entry on the programme is now open with a deadline of 21 April 2017 for applications - please see our overseas applications page for further details if you are a potential EU or overseas candidate interested in applying for 2017 entry.