Application for January 2014 entry onto the course is now open. Application is on a first come first served basis with interviews being held between now and September 2013. Please see below for further information.
At UCL we welcome applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. The building in which the programme is located offers wheelchair access and applications from people with disabilities will be welcomed.
We aim to make the selection process as transparent as possible. All application forms and accompanying references will therefore be rated on the following criteria:
A British Psychological Society recognised Master’s (or equivalent level) qualification in educational psychology. Two letters of reference supporting the candidate’s ability to undertake the DEdPsy. The opinion and support of current employers will be sought in that for applicants currently employed by LAs one of the two referees should be the head of service in which the applicant is working.
An appropriate Initial Research Proposal which identifies a provisional topic for the thesis.
Evidence of keeping up-to-date with developments in psychology. Evidence of understanding of current issues in educational psychology and practice.
Evidence of innovatory/creative work in own professional practice.
Evidence of recent involvement in applied small-scale action research carried out within present service.
Evidence of published paper(s) in professional journal(s) and/or conference presentations.
Evidence of the ability to write logically and clearly.
Evidence of the agreement and support of line manager/PEP to embark on a 4-year CPD Doctoral programme at UCL.
How to apply
Application for January 2014 entry onto the course is now open and will close on 30th September 2013. Interested candidates should complete an application pack comprising:
an application form two reference forms (to be returned to us in sealed and signed envelopes) the disability and ethnic origin monitoring form
As the programme begins in early January, applicants should complete and return their application including their personal support statement before 31st October at latest, with interviews being held at various points between June and early November. Early application is advised as places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
Click here to view slides presented by DEdPsy programme tutors, graduates and course members at January's DECP conference DEdPsy symposium, entitled "Perspectives on professional engagement with vulnerable children ". Presenters used examples of work undertaken during the UCL professional doctorate programme to illustrate ways in which such an evidence base may be developed.