UCL Educational Psychology


CPD Doctorate in Educational Psychology

The DEdPsy is a flexible 4-year research degree tailored to meet the needs of practising Educational Psychologists with at least one year's experience. The course combines a practical/applied focus with academic and research excellence, providing opportunities to carry out high-quality applied research into important and complex issues in LAs and services and to develop evidence-based practice.

We welcomed our nineteenth cohort in January 2017. Advantages of the programme cited by course members in 2016 include:

  • The opportunity to develop up-to-date applied research knowledge and reflect on practice
  • The programme's professional relevance
  • The extremely high quality of tutor support, expertise and feedback offered
  • The flexibility and diversity of the programme – offering individually tailored support arrangements as required to students, including those seeking a specialist focus in the programme, working overseas and in management posts/independent practice
  • Opportunities to network with others from different organizations
  • Participation in Leading Edge Day conferences, led by expert researchers and innovative EP practitioners
Curriculum content and attendance
Research and Assignment Components
Tutor Team
Leading Edge Psychology Days
Graduate and Tutor Research
Graduate Study at UCL
Application Process
Frequently Asked Questions

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