DURATION: 8 to 10 months

Awarding Body: OTHM

Level (RQF) : Level 7


PGD in Child and Educational psychology focuses on early childhood development, learning issues, mental health, life transitions and promoting well being across the lifespan, on one hand. On the other the programme provides the fundamentals of education psychology, motivation and learning theories and how they can be applied to learning. This programme teaches a blend of research elements, theoretical elements and practical applications required to implement learning into educational practice.

Entry requirements

  • An honors degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the program)

Course Structure

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology in Practice
  • Current issues in Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Child Psychology and Education
  • Motivation, Volition and Learning-in-Action
  • Individual Differences and Learning
  • Counselling Skills in an Educational Setting

Assessment methods

Assignments, Presentations, Exams, Projects