Educational Psychology at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Untangle the relationship between learning, development and psychological disorders. Understand the core concepts of psychology and what makes humans tick. Apply your learning with work placements in educational settings on this degree accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Discover the learning and development of children and young people on our educational psychology degree. We’ve designed this course to focus on psychology and the human brain, with some modules looking at the core theory through an educational lens. You’ll explore how conditions like autism and ADHD impact behaviour, social interaction and learning. Unravel the human mind Investigate the four key areas of psychology (social, developmental, biological and cognitive), as well as the relationship between brain and behaviour. Delve into the fascinating functions of the brain including memory, intelligence, personality and individual differences. How do thinking, language and emotion enable us to process what goes on around us? And how do social influences alter our individual behaviour? We’ll investigate the answers to these questions and more during your time on this course. Apply your skills on placement As you discover what influences motivations and behaviours in an educational setting, you’ll test your skills hands-on. The BSc (Hons) Educational Psychology course includes a work placement. Bring techniques and strategies for learning, teaching and assessments to life in a school or other educational-based setting.


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Assessment method

Most modules are assessed by a mixture of examination and coursework, though some are assessed solely by coursework. Coursework assignments might be essays, research project reports, portfolios, group presentations, posters, or the critical analysis of research papers. In addition, in Year 3 you complete a dissertation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Educational Psychology at Edge Hill University - UCAS