Educational Psychology DEdPsy is a flexible four-year research degree tailored to meet the needs of practising educational psychologists with at least one year's experience. The programme combines a practical, applied focus with academic and research excellence, providing opportunities to carry out high-quality applied research into important complex issues in local authorities and services and to develop evidence-based practice.
Modes and duration
Tuition fees (2019/20)
Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website.
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants for the Professional Doctorates should note that additional requirements, including relevant work experience, will apply.
Details of the application process and the application form are available at www.ucl.ac.uk/educational-psychology/dedpsy.
English language requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Standard
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
- Psychological Therapy
- Health and Wellbeing
Interested applicants are strongly recommended to seek support from their employer (including support with payment of programme fees). Where an applicant's employer contributes financial support, an annual progress report will be made to them on request.
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
Our students continue their careers as practising educational psychologists in a range of contexts, including independent consultancy and local authority services.
There are many opportunities to network with others from different departments and institutions.
Why study this degree at UCL?
UCL is the top-ranked university in the UK for research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
We are continually expanding upon our 100-year history of researching and teaching in psychology and 50 years' experience of cutting-edge professional training delivery in educational psychology.
The programme provides the opportunity to develop up-to-date applied research knowledge and reflect on practice. Professionally relevant, the degree offers a high quality of tutor support, expertise and feedback.
Department: Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
- All applicants
- 30 September 2019
Applications can be made from the beginning of March for prospective students wanting to start the following January. Interviews will be held until October. See our website for further information.
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- Programme Administrator