Do you work in the education sector and hope to increase your knowledge of psychology to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to reach their potential? Are you interested in how applied psychological research translates into classroom practice? Perhaps your background is in social policy or education and you want to specialise in educational psychology issues? Whatever your goals are, enhance your knowledge and practical skills with this course. Course overview This is a research led course that sits at the crossroads of psychology and education. It offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on important issues regarding child developmental and educational outcomes; notions of difference and disability; the role of early intervention in maximising children’s life chances; and what we mean by evidence based practice in the field of education. The modules of this course are carefully chosen to help you to develop the intellectual and critical tools required to tackle some of these issues. If your outlook is wider than one academic discipline and you have the passion to explore and understand problems from a variety of perspectives, then you are ideally placed to benefit from our style of teaching and learning. Our flexible modules offer you a wide range of teaching and learning experiences and the capacity to examine in depth topics about individual differences (e.g., emotions, personality and intelligence) and the role they play in children’s learning; how contextual factors such as poverty, social class and parenting, work together to shape children’s developmental outcomes; and how SEN and Disability policy translates into practice in schools. Seminars and debates are at the heart of the way in which these issues are examined, so there will be a number of opportunities to work with your peers, collaborating, debating, and researching practical solutions. Your interdisciplinary skill set will be developed throughout this course, enabling you to pursue a diverse array of career pathways, including those directly relating to SEN and Disability and psychology in practice.
Important information We are planning to make changes to our Psychology and Education (MA) degree for 2023 entry. Our core and optional modules will undergo approval through the University's rigorous academic processes. As changes are confirmed, we will update the course information on our webpages. It is therefore very important that you check the webpage for the latest information before you apply and prior to accepting an offer. Core modules
- Special Educational Needs and Evidence-Based Practices
- Early Intervention
- Research Methods in Psychology and Education (alternative online module available for part-time students if required)
Assessment types vary depending on modules selected but may be a mixture of assignments and oral presentations. You will also complete a dissertation based on an individual research project, with support from a member of academic staff.
**Minimum requirements** 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band B - IELTS score to 7 overall, no more than two components at 6.0/6.5 & rest 7.0+ **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.
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University of Warwick
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