Becoming an Educational Psychologist

The role of the Educational Psychologist is distinctive and important in helping children and young people overcome barriers to their learning.  Local authorities are statutorily obliged to provide an educational psychology service under the Education (Scotland) Act (1980). 

Educational Psychology is a discipline with skilled, professionally trained, creative members who continue to effectively apply psychology that will help children and young people overcome barriers to their learning, and consequently have a positive impact on families, communities and the professionals with whom they work.

In Scotland, Educational Psychologists must complete a Psychology (hons) degree at 2:1 level or above and have at least two years work experience with children, young people or families before applying to MSc in Educational Psychology at the University of Dundee.

Unviersity of Dundee MSc Educational Psychology