What impact does emotional well-being have on a young person's learning? How can psychological theory be applied to support learners in a range of educational contexts? This course explores these questions and more. Why Education with Psychology?
- You’ll have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that can be applied to a range of roles in education, learner support, counselling and mentoring, educational psychology and more. This course is a recognised progression route on to primary teacher training.
- You’ll be taught alongside students on other courses in education and social sciences, allowing for an enriched learning experience in both subject areas. The course structure enables you to choose from a wide range of modules, giving you the opportunity to develop your particular interests. You’ll explore key theories and concepts related to a range of educational contexts, covering psychological, sociological, political, economic and cultural issues.
- You’ll be encouraged and supported to undertake voluntary work experience to contextualise your learning in the summer term of your first or second year. There's an option module in the second year called Psychology and the World of Work. If you take this module you'll complete a work placement and reflect on your experience to support your future career progression.
Year 1 Core modules: Theories and Strategies for Learning Issues in Contemporary Education Child Development Introduction to Social Psychology and Personality Introducing Counselling Theory Year 2 Core modules: Safeguarding Children and Young People Philosophical Approaches to Education Social Psychology and Personality Developmental Psychology Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Psychology and the World of Work The Psychology of Victimisation and Survivorship Advanced Theories of Counselling Contemporary Debates in Gender and Sexuality Year 3 Core modules: Research Methodologies DHF2490 Students must select either Specialist Block A or B: Specialist Block A: Core module: Critical Education Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include: Supporting Learning in Young Children Health and Wellbeing Promoting Positive Behaviour in the Early Years Critical Approaches to Inclusive Education
Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
In addition you must have GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. If you choose to undertake the optional work placement module in Year 2, you may need satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearances prior to undertaking the placement. Any required DBS checks will be the responsibility of the student and placement provider. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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