DEdChPsy Educational and Child Psychology / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2018
Academic entry qualification overview
You must have one of the following:
- Bachelor degree in Psychology at 2:1 or above
- Conversion course conferring eligibility for GBC (see below)
- Psychology-based Master's degree at Merit or above
You must also be eligible for the British Psychological Society Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). If you want to know more about conversion courses or your eligibility for GBC, please contact:
The British Psychological Society:
Tel: +44 (0)116 2549568
If the qualification that grants you eligibility for GBC isn't from the UK or Ireland, you'll need to provide your British Psychological Society membership number when you apply.
You must have a minimum of 1 year full-time experience of working with children and young people within:
- social care
- youth justice
- a childcare or community setting
Full time means 37 hours a week, or the equivalent if part time.
This can be made up of either:
- all paid employment
- at least 9 months' full-time paid employment (or the equivalent if part time) and the equivalent of 3 months' relevant voluntary experience
You must be eligible to work in England for the duration of the course and for at least 2 years afterwards. If you're uncertain of your status, please contact UK Visas and Immigration for advice:
You must be a UK resident. If you're a non-UK applicant, you must be living in the UK at the time of application and be able to provide proof of residency. If you intend to come to the UK to train, you're not eligible.
English language test validity
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
Other entry requirements
Please note: Selection for the programme is based strictly upon the Trainee Psychologist Person Specification in the 2018 programme information document below. Please make sure you read the full specification before applying.
- Read the 2018 programme information (PDF, opens in new window)