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Course summary

Explore educational psychology to understand what it means to be a student in an educational setting. 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. Find out more This course will enable you to develop graduate expertise in a variety of areas. You’ll be able to identify barriers to learning and devise strategies to help individuals to thrive in an educational setting. You’ll have specific knowledge of conditions such as autism, and a critical understanding of the local, national, and international contexts of education. Your understanding of policy-based responses will enable you to operate within a complex and rapidly changing landscape. You’ll join a supportive academic community with access to a range of guest speakers who will share their experience and expertise on educational issues. Previous speakers have covered topics including social work, employability and enterprise activity and we have welcomed speakers from the Alliance for Inclusive Education. Specialist facilities and learning spaces will enhance and inspire your academic and practical development. Your course and assessments will enable you to develop strong problem-solving skills. Group work theory will be embedded throughout your modules to equip you with a rounded skillset in the workplace. Why study Educational Psychology at Leeds Beckett University
  • Professionally experienced expert teaching team
  • Strong and meaningful partnerships with schools and community organisations
  • Specialist graduate skillset
  • Transferable skills
  • Dedicated in-school student advice/coaching service

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

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

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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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

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