These are the most common questions we get asked about the entry requirements for educational psychology training.
Any degree that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) to grant eligibility for graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC). For a full list of accredited courses, please visit the BPS website.
As the doctorate programme is an applied psychology course, it is necessary for all applicants to be eligible for graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) at the time that they apply. The BPS website contains more details about eligibility.
Yes. The only requirement is that applicants are eligible for GBC with the British Psychological Society.
There is no time limit between graduation and applying to train as an educational psychologist.
Yes. You will need to complete a conversion course or take an exam to be eligible for GBC.
No. The only requirement is that applicants are eligible for GBC.
No. Currently the three year programme is the only entry route to becoming an educational psychologist. Many applicants have years of experience and have completed further education to PhD level.
No. As there are no conditional offers made, you cannot apply until you have completed your degree.
The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.