UCL Graduate degrees


Educational Psychology DEdPsy

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.

Key information

Programme starts

January 2020

Modes and duration

Part time: 4 years

Application dates

All applicants
Close: 30 September 2019

Tuition fees (2019/20)

UK/EU: £2,605 (PT)
Overseas: £11,650 (PT)

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.

Location: London, Bloomsbury

Entry requirements

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.

International students

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.

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Research areas

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychological Therapy
  • Society
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Children
More information can be found on the department website: Educational Psychology DEdPsy


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.

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.

For more information see our Applications page.

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