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Educational Psychology

Overview

Educational psychologists deal with the psychological and educational development of people in the education system.

This may include students of any age, their parents or guardians and the people who work with them. Their work can involve both assessment and intervention within the education setting. They are also likely to be involved in training and research on related issues.

In order to become an educational psychologist a primary degree in psychology is required. You also need to complete a training course in educational psychology, preferably at Masters level. You can enhance your chances of achieving a place on such a programme by gaining a teacher qualification or teaching experience, or experience working with young people in an educational setting. Working with students with disabilities would also be helpful.

Courses are currently offered by:

  • Queen's University, Belfast
  • University College Dublin

Related Upcoming Events

How to be a Successful Executive Coach
The Coaching Psychology Group (of DWOP) are holding this Evening Seminar, presented by Brian Dalton.

26th May

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Application of Technology in Treatment
A joint event by the Early Graduate Group (EGG) and the Media, Arts and Cyberpsychology Special Interest Group (SIGMAC).

28th May

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Neuropsychological Approaches To Disability: Assessment and Support Strategies
The Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) present this CPD approved event.

29th May

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