Explore and learn to understand social and human behaviour within educational settings. You’ll use psychological research and theory to drive your studies. This course will provide contemporary psychological perspectives on what it means to be a student within educational spaces. As part of this course, you’ll:
- Investigate the place where education and psychology meet and focus on developing the skills required for working with children and young people
- Undertake meaningful and progressive professional work experience opportunities that are linked to potential job roles
- Consider the key issues that affect children and young people today
- Focus on how education can adapt to meet an individual’s needs to overcome barriers to their learning
- Explore methods that can enhance your effectiveness when working with children and young people in educational settings
- Debate and discuss the ethical issues you’ll face when you undertake educational research and practice
- Think about the future of education and how we can use psychology as a driver of change
- Professionally experienced expert teaching team
- Professional work experience embedded in each year of study
- Strong and meaningful partnerships with schools and community organisations
- Specialist graduate skillset
- Dedicated in-school student advice/coaching service
Year 1 Core Modules:
- What is Education?
- What is Psychology?
- Learner Focused Teaching
- Global Education
- Academic Self
- Professional Development 1
- What is Normal?
- Identity Formation & Diversity
- Building Psychological Resilience
- Research Methods & Ethics
- Professional Development 2
- Contemporary Issues in Psychology & Education
- Professional Development 3
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course