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DEdChPsy Educational and Child Psychology / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2021

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How to apply

Advice to applicants

Applications are not made via The University of Manchester's online application system. Direct application to the University of Manchester is not possible as we do not offer any places outside of the public service-funded scheme.

Applicants should also be aware that only information provided in the Association of Educational Psychologists application form will be used for shortlisting. If applications are incomplete or unclear, it will not be possible for us to follow up with candidates.

How your application is considered

Selection for the programme is based strictly upon the Trainee Psychologist Person Specification .

Interview requirements

The provisional interview dates are:

  • 26 February 2021 (PM only);
  • 5 March 2021 (AM and PM);
  • 12 March 2021 (AM and PM).

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

You must be eligible to work in England for the duration of the course and for at least two years afterwards.

You must also 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.