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Programme structure: Educational Psychology (D Ed Psy) - what's running in 2021/22

The maximum period of study for full-time students is 4 years. This catalogue only shows the taught units on the programme and may not show all years of study.

All units in this programme are must pass. For the definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms from Annex 1 to the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes at

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Assessment, Learning and Intervention ACHSD0002 20 Mandatory TB-1
Understanding and Challenging Social Barriers ACHSD0003 20 Mandatory AYEAR
Children in Families and Communities ACHSD0004 20 Mandatory AYEAR
Research Methods 1 ACHSD0005 20 Mandatory AYEAR
Local Authority and School Systems ACHSD0008 20 Mandatory TB-1
Psychological Dimensions of Interpersonal Communication ACHSD0010 20 Mandatory TB-1

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.