Doctorate in Educational, Child & Adolescent Psychology

The Doctorate in Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology (DECAP) seeks to provide qualified educational psychologists to work in Northern Ireland. It is a postgraduate professional training course, approved by the Health Professions Council for the training of educational psychologists and for employment as a qualified educational psychologist in the UK.

The DECAP is a three year (36 month) postgraduate professional training course, is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for chartered status and for employment as a qualified educational psychologist.  The course is based in the School of Psychology at Queen’s University, Belfast and placements are undertaken in a variety of educational, health or community settings.

Applications will be accepted from mid-November and the closing date for receipt of applications for 2018 entry will be Wednesday 10th January 2018‌ at 4pm.


Course Administrator: Mrs Gail Crawford
Phone: (028) 9097 4745
Fax: (028) 9097 5222

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