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 & Care 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, approved by the Health & 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.