Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Educational Psychology

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Course summary

Explore educational psychology and what it means to be a student in an educational setting. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Investigate the place where the two subjects meet with a strong focus on research and enquiry
  • Look at how education should adapt to meet the needs of an individual to overcome difficulties and barriers to their learning
  • Explore research methods and the ethical issues associated with educational psychology
  • Take an active role in research to develop and apply your theoretical knowledge
  • Think about the future of education using psychology as a driver of change
Please note this course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and completion will not lead to chartered Educational Psychologist status.

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • What is Education?
  • What is Psychology?
  • Learner Focused Teaching
  • Global Education: A Whole World Approach
  • Research 1: Understanding Research in Educational Psychology
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • What is Normal Anyway?
  • Mind, Brain & Education
  • Building Psychological Resilience
  • Identity Formation in School
  • Research 2: Becoming a researcher in Educational Psychology
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • A Whole School Approach
  • Technology & Social Media in Learning & Development
  • Research 3: Research Project
  • Professional Work Experience
- Contemporary Issues in Education & Psychology

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please visit our online prospectus for detailed Clearing entry criteria https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/clearing/

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Educational Psychology at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS