DEP: 6.17 Trainee Expectations

The course is set up to provide a balance between understanding theoretical perspectives and the acquisition of practical skills. The balance of activity will shift over the three years from intense academic and professional learning in year 1 towards an increasing time spent on placement. In years 2 and 3 in an Educational Psychology Service. Emphasis in year 3 will be on the successful completion of all Placement Competencies and the Research components of the dissertation.

Full attendance at all timetabled University sessions and placement times throughout the course and completion of all required assessed course components to a doctoral standard is expected. Trainees are expected to contribute to all activities across the three years of training.