DEdChPsy Educational and Child Psychology / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
3 years
Entry requirements

You must have one of the following, which confers eligibility for GBCM:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology (minimum 2:1);
  • Conversion course (minimum Merit);
  • Psychology-based Master's degree (minimum Merit).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
24 places, subject to confirmation
How to apply

Association of Educational Psychologists

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
DEdChPsy Y N N N

Programme overview

  • Undertake an HCPC-approved doctoral programme of professional training as an educational psychologist.
  • Gain training in several therapeutic approaches.
  • Undertake professionally relevant research at a top 10 Education department in the UK (QS World University Ranking by Subject 2021).
  • Produce two publishable papers enabling you to more widely share your work.

Open days

Our programme information events will be held by zoom on 11 th October 2023 and potential applicants are welcome to attend Q&A sessions at:


Information Day Video


To be announced.

Your fees will cover the cost of your study at the University, as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision, examinations and graduation (excluding graduation robe hire).

Payment of tuition fees will also entitle you to membership of The University of Manchester library, the Students' Union and the Athletic Union.


Funding for fees is provided by the Department for Education (DfE), throughout all three years of the programme.

The DfE also provides a bursary in year one.

For years two and three, trainees can opt into the bursary allocation system, which provides all funded bursary placements.

Contact details

School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Christopher Kitchen
0161 275 1200 OPTION 5
See: The School .

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