DEdChPsy Educational and Child Psychology / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2021
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Academic entry qualification overview
You must have one of the following:
- Bachelors degree in Psychology (minimum 2:1);
- conversion course conferring eligibility for GBC;
- psychology-based master's degree (minimum Merit).
Candidates whose first language is not English require one of the following certificates:
- IELTS test minimum scores - 7 overall, 7 writing, 6 other sections;
- TOEFL (internet based) test minimum scores - 100 overall, 25 writing, 22 other sections;
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) minimum scores - 66 overall, 66 writing, 59 other sections;
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - overall score of 185 or above, with writing 185 and no other sub-section below 169, or Grade C if taken before 2015;
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - overall score of 185 or above, with writing 185 and no other sub-section below 169, or Grade B if taken before 2015.
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 programme.
Relevant work experience
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 nine months' full-time paid employment (or the equivalent if part time) and the equivalent of three months' relevant voluntary experience.
Professional entry qualification
You must be eligible for the British Psychological Society Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).
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 (BPS) membership number when you apply.