Psychology and Education at Keele University - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you interested in learning how different approaches to education impact learning and development? Our accredited Psychology and Education degree combines psychological and educational theory-based methodologies providing you with transferable skills relevant to a range of careers. These include teaching, educational psychology, youth work and social work. Why choose this course?

  • This programme is accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS)
  • Develop systematic and scientific understanding of the core areas of psychology as well as skills and knowledge across a variety of theoretical approaches to education
  • Highly transferable graduate employability skills leading to a broad range of careers in education, business, service and caring professions
  • Discover diverse cultures through an international year at a partner university across the globe
  • Take part in research-driven and external-facing projects which address current controversies and debates
Our Psychology and Education BPS accredited degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the mind and behaviour to examine how young children and adolescents learn and develop within an educational setting. You will explore a range of topics that focus on how psychology impacts everyday life including biological bases of behaviour, cognition, individual differences, human social interaction and lifespan development. To bring your learning to life, you will design and conduct your own psychological studies in our state-of-the art laboratories, for example conducting experiments or designing surveys. Education modules have a strong focus on contemporary issues in education and policy making. You will consider topics including education's relationship to the economy, the nature of learning, childhood and educational inclusion, as well as the history of education. You will also work on a final year project. This is an exciting opportunity to conduct a piece of research on a topic of your choice. You will work with an academic supervisor to develop a scientific research question you can address. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

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Psychology and Education at Keele University - UCAS