Bridging the disciplines of education and psychology, our Education with Psychology degree explores how young children and adolescents learn and develop in today’s society. This dynamic course provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of education alongside specialist areas of psychology such as human development and educational psychology and apply your specialist knowledge to real life circumstances, linking theory, policy and practice. Combine this with our employability units and optional professional practice year, and you will be well-placed to enter your chosen career or further study to become a teacher or professional psychologist. Why choose this course?
- Explore specialist areas of psychology including child development, cognitive development, and learning, memory, thinking and language.
- Study the acquisition of knowledge on the psychology, sociology and philosophy of contemporary education
- Develop your understanding of key concepts in both education and psychology that will be applicable to a career in working with children and young people.
- Learn from expert lecturing staff and practitioners from teaching, education and psychology who will inspire you by drawing on their current research in fields such as developmental psychology, motivation and professional practice including integrated working.
- Gain transferable skills from work-based learning units and the option of a professional practice year providing you with valuable work experience to support your future graduate career.
- Benefit from a course that prepares you for a teacher training programme or our MSc Psychology (conversion) degree in order to gain BPS accreditation and a professional career in psychology.
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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.
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
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