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Explore how young children and adolescents learn and develop. You’ll focus on contemporary society, both globally and in the UK context. In this course, you’ll study a range of social science content from the disciplines of education, psychology and sociology. You’ll study the social and developmental contexts of childhood and youth in depth. During the degree, you’ll explore government priorities relating to children’s lives and wellbeing, and the role of education. In the first year, you’ll study core introductory units in education, psychology and research methods. In your second year, you’ll be able to choose from a diverse range of optional units. You will also study advanced topics in education and psychology. The final year provides an opportunity to specialise according to your interests. This includes writing a dissertation.
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How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB||ABB in three A levels If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement. Alternative offer: BBB in three A levels plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics Students presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||DDM in the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF). We are able to consider the above qualifications in Health and Social Care or in a relevant subject area. You may be asked to submit a piece of written work for consideration as part of the application process. We prefer you to have studied some of the following units: Psychological Perspectives, Physiological Disorders and their Care, Understanding Mental Wellbeing, Biochemistry for Health, Sociological Perspectives, Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs, Policy in Health and Social Care, Assessing Children’s Development Support Needs. We also require you to obtain at least 5 GCSEs at grade C or 4 including English, Mathematics and a science subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 9 credits||A pass in the Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits achieved at Distinction and 9 credits achieved at Merit or above. This must include at least 9 credits achieved at Distinction in an essay-based subject. Although we do not specify any particular subjects or units, we expect at least one of your subjects to include academic essay writing as part of the assessment. Social sciences units, such as Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, and Education, provide excellent preparation for this course.|
|Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)||DDD||DDD in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF). We are able to consider the above qualifications in Health and Social Care or in a relevant subject area. You may be asked to submit a piece of written work for consideration as part of the application process. We also require you to obtain at least 5 GCSEs at grade C or 4 including English, Mathematics and a science subject.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||AB in two Advanced Highers. We make offers based on Advanced Highers. You will typically be expected to have completed five Scottish Highers and your grades in these will be considered as part of your application. We prefer applicants who have achieved at least AABBB in their Highers.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||35 points overall and 6, 5, 5 in 3 Higher Level subjects.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M1, M1||D3, M1, M1 in three principal subjects. Alternative offer: M1, M1, M1 in three principal subjects plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification Students presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative.|
GSCE requirements GCSE English grade C or 4 (or equivalent from category B) For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see: go.bath.ac.uk/econ-psych
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course