University of East London

Course Introduction

This course will equip you to work as an educational psychologist in local authority children’s services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), voluntary agencies or independently. It meets both the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) standards and the Division of Educational and Child Psychology – British Psychological Society (DECP) criteria for three'year training. We are looking for mature psychology graduates who are seeking to extend their love of and use of psychology with a minimum of two years' experience working with children or young people in employment.

Course Modules

Year 1: Semester A: Introduction to professional practice; child development. Semester B: The process of psychological assessment; consultation and intervention. Semester C: Research design; professional practice in the real world. Year 2: (Triple module) developing the competent and reflective practitioner in simple systems. Year 3: (Triple module) developing the critical and reflective practitioner in complex systems (focus on the dynamics of change). Year 2 and 3: Research.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £14,670 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £26,130 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours in psychology (BPS accredited). We would normally expect you to have grade C in GCSE English and Maths. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).