Educational Psychology (Research) | Doctorate / PhD | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 3 years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom

This fully funded, doctorate programme aims to provide you with an advanced level of knowledge in educational psychology and, upon completion of the course, you will be qualified to practice as an Educational Psychologist. You will also be eligible to apply for registration as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and to the British Psychological Society (BPS) for Chartered EP status. You will spend each year of study in practical fieldwork placements in local authority (LA) Educational Psychology Services as well as attending university-based sessions within the Cardiff University Centre for Human Development (CUCHDS) - our dedicated developmental psychology centre. This programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your critical and reflective skills to the relevant theories and approaches which comprise the subject. By the end of the three years, you should: Have a detailed knowledge of educational psychology, its key theories and the findings which support or challenge those theories. Have an ability to use your knowledge of the subject in original and creative ways. Have the ability to conduct research within different paradigms. Be able to apply your research findings in creative, novel ways. Adopt a psychological, change-focused approach to the issues and concerns of: children as they develop from babies though to adults the parents, carers, teachers and other professionals who contribute to the development of the children in their care the organisations and systems within local authorities which employ educational psychologists. The programme provides a wide-ranging overview of issues and practices in educational psychology. Within this broad framework, you will be encouraged to develop your own particular strengths and theoretical perspectives. Programme aims The aim of the programme is to offer knowledge and expertise for a career as an educational psychologist (EP), via doctorate-level study. Comple

Educational Psychology (Research) | Doctorate / PhD | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 3 years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom

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