- The Educational Child and Community Psychology course from The University of Exeter is taught in an internationally recognised centre for educational research
- As a trainee you will be placed with Educational Psychological Services and other placement providers for supervised practical experience
- If you are UK resident you may be eligible to apply for a funded place
- Course emphasis that psychology should be concerned with developing the capacity for humanity in ourselves and in others
- Trainee EPs receive input on therapeutic and systemic interventions including Video Interaction Guidance and Soft Systems Methodologies.
- Dynamic assessment and standardised assessments techniques are taught throughout Year 1. TEPs visit local schools to develop their skills in dynamic assessment tools.
- Trainee work in pairs and visit a typically developing infant once a month over the course of Year 1. This results in a piece of writing to reflect their learning about the experiences of early childhood. Example shown.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology Early Childhood Education View 17 other PhDs in Educational Psychology in United Kingdom
- At least a 2:2 honours degree in psychology that grants you the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society
- Normally one year's experience of working with children or young people (0 – 19 years)
- IELTS score of 7.5 or equivalent where appropriate
- Clean driving licence or access to a car and driver or a willingness to travel large distances in rural settings on public transport
- Enhanced level DBS check (or equivalent for non-UK applicants)
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