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The University of Bristol

Educational Psychology

Clifton Campus
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Rank: 15 (UKEAS)

Location: Clifton Campus

Website: https://www.bris.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 36 months

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Description

University of Bristol has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

The Doctor of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) is a research degree accredited by the British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council. The degree serves as the entry qualification for professional practice and employment in educational psychology. It has been designed to meet the professional training needs of educational psychologists and reflects a shift in orientation in professional training that is implicit in a research degree.The programme's academic and research goals are:

  • to create an advanced level of knowledge in the areas of child development, educational psychology, special educational needs, assessment and intervention, childhood diversity, family dynamics and educational systems; assessment is by written assignments
  • to provide instruction in research methodology to doctoral level (you will be required to complete a 45,000-word dissertation).

Requirements

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in psychology (or equivalent qualification) that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society. Relevant experience of working with children or young people (aged 0-25). Applicants with a lower second-class degree (or international equivalent) and relevant experience may be considered.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (all sub-tests of 6 or above)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Bristol, Teacher training and education .

About this university

International students

There is a wealth of information and assistance available for international students that start from the point of thinking about attending Bristol. The website has a range of country-specific information as well as general information about the application process. The university also takes part in the Erasmus program and has specific information about it. The International Office is available once students arrive at the university to help with matter such as visas and immigration paperwork and English language studies. This is ideal for those to whom English isn't a first language. They can even help with students seeking work between their studies and for those seeking work after their courses are finishing. The Student Union at the university is found in Queen's Road and is a founding member of the National Union of Students, meaning it is one of the oldest in the country. There are around 300 different clubs and societies to become involved with outside the classroom so there is always something for all tastes. There are volunteering opportunities as well as fundraising groups and those involved with sports. For less formal settings, there are also get active clubs and get green societies. As well as the many organisations and clubs on offer, the union is also responsible for the two student media outlets, the radio station and newspaper. It organises the annual fresher's fair as well as various community groups and large entertainment events.

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