University of Roehampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: British Psychological Society

Psychology and Education Practice

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Roehampton has an international reputation as an excellent centre for educational and psychological training.
  • At least 50% of your teaching will be in seminars or workshops, giving you tailored teaching and contact time with your lecturers.
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
About this course A career focused psychology degree ideal if you wish to work in education, with hands-on placements in a range of settings, alongside core psychology modules. You’ll learn core and contemporary subjects within psychology and explore inclusive and holistic approaches to teaching and learning. In your final year the two disciplines merge as you embark on an education career pathway that focuses on neurodevelopmental disorders and educational psychology. Our degree is professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society. Skills Inspired by the fact that around 30% of our psychology graduates go on to work in education, this degree combines both disciplines to create a uniquely career focused programme of study. You'll graduate with skills in:
  • Applying psychological principles to educational practices, to benefit the way we teach and support children.
  • Enhanced communication and interpersonal skills, so you can work with students, educators, and stakeholders.
  • Strong research and data analytics skills for evidence-based decision-making in education settings.
You'll graduate prepared to excel in a range of careers, including education, research, policy, and psychology-related fields. Career opportunities The core BPS modules prepare you for careers in research, data analytics, mental health and wellbeing, education, communications and policy as well as pathways to becoming a professional psychologist. The education modules offer an excellent preparation for a one year Primary PGCE leading to Qualified Teacher Status, as well as a route to a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) qualification.


Example modules: Understanding Human Behaviour Education Placement – take an educational placement in year two, as a credited module. Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Conditions For a full list of modules, please visit the course page on our website.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Psychology and Education Practice at University of Roehampton - UCAS