Education with Psychology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

What impact does emotional wellbeing 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. Designed to help you develop your skills to help you get ahead in learner support, counselling, mentoring, educational psychology and more, our Education with Psychology BA(Hons) is a recognised progression route to primary and lifelong learning (post-14) teacher training. Why Study Education with Psychology BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? The course structure enables you to choose from a wide range of modules, giving you the opportunity to develop your interests. The benefit of taking Education with Psychology is that you’ll explore social sciences too, to develop vital psychology skills; the psychological element of the course is designed to help unlock your potential, by discovering and understanding people’s needs. Education at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire† for Assessment and Feedback, too, scoring 90 per cent, based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey 2023. You’ll be taught alongside students on other courses in Education and social sciences and you’ll explore key theories and concepts related to a range of educational contexts, including psychological themes, sociological issues, and economic cultural issues. There's an option module in the second year called Psychology and the World of Work – and if you take this module, you'll complete a work placement. After the course, you could go on to work in learner support, counselling, mentoring, educational psychology and more. †Institutions in Yorkshire with turnover of over £100 million. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll also study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree†, allowing you to gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year one modules include: • Theories and Strategies for Learning • Issues in Contemporary Education • Child Development • Introduction to Social Psychology and Personality • Introducing Counselling Theory. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and interactive workshops. On average, 20.3 per cent† of the study time on the course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, tutorials etc. You’ll also have a personal tutor who’ll be assigned to you throughout your degree to support your ongoing wellbeing. †based on 2021/2022 timetables Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
EU £16500* Year 1
International £16500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Education with Psychology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS