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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

Transfer of Learning - its impact on Return on Investment
The Division of Work and Organisational Psychology (DWOP) is delighted to invite all members to the DWOP Annual General Meeting and free seminar.

21st October

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Open Access in Psychology
OpenAccess to scholarly research has widespread implications for academia, healthcare and scientific inquiry.

23rd October

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A Day in the Life of a Clinical Psychologist
As part of the 'Day in the Life' series of lectures the Student Affairs Group present this event with Keynote Speaker Dr. Keith Gaynor.

28th October

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