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Course summary

Explore the rigorous, scientific study of education alongside the core topics of a psychology degree. -96% of graduates are employed or in further study with a typical professional level starting salary of £25,000 (Graduates from BSc Education, and BSc Education and Psychology, surveyed 15 months after graduation, Graduate Outcomes, 2018 & 2019, Published 2021) -Explore key topics like social justice and inclusion, digital literacy and international perspectives

  • Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Work placements and study abroad opportunities
Join a unique programme combining the world-class research-led teaching you expect from a Russell Group University and accreditation from the British Psychological Society, a hallmark of quality to employers. You’ll gain the scientific research skills you need to critique educational policy alongside influential academics. Your modules will be underpinned by world-leading research from the Institute for Equity and Effectiveness in Education (IE3), one of the country’s leading institutes for education research. You’ll be supported to contribute your unique perspective as you explore complex issues such as inclusion and digital literacy as well as fundamentals of psychology, covering UK and International contexts. Specialist modules and career enhancing employability workshops will prepare you for your future in education and psychology related fields or roles in a variety of sectors, and allows further study such as PGCEs, CBT training, or masters and PhD’s in either Education or Psychology.


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Assessment method

We’ll assess you using: -lectures -classes and tutorials -coursework -individual and group projects -independent learning (studying on your own) Your assessment breakdown, year by year: Year 1 Written exam - 45% Practical exam - 1% Coursework - 54% Year 2 Written exam - 39% Practical exam - 6% Coursework - 55% Year 3 Written exam - 22% Practical exam - 9% Coursework - 69%

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications please contact the Admissions Team at [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £20340 Year 1
EU £20340 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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Education and Psychology at University of Southampton - UCAS