University of Bath

Degree level: Undergraduate

Education with Psychology (Full-Time)

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Course summary

Critically explore how young children and adolescents learn and develop. You’ll focus on contemporary society, both globally and in the UK. Education with Psychology is a social science degree that bridges the disciplines of education, psychology and sociology. You’ll be offered a blend of social science units that relate to the study of children and young people. You’ll study in-depth the social and developmental contexts of childhood and youth. You’ll explore government priorities relating to children’s lives and wellbeing, and the role of education. You’ll also develop skills in evaluating policy and practice, from both an academic and work-practice perspective. In your first year you’ll study core introductory units in education, psychology and research methods. You’ll examine philosophical, sociological or psychological perspectives of education, learning, policy, families, social justice and deviance. In your second year you'll continue to study research methods and advanced topics in education and psychology. You’ll examine contemporary issues and challenges that affect children, families and young people. In your final year you'll learn about contemporary issues in childhood and youth, educational psychology, and developmental psychopathology. You can specialise according to your interests by writing a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

GSCE requirements GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C (or equivalent from English language category B)

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