Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology and Child Development

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Course summary

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Our Psychology and Child Development degree will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge to pursue a career working with children and young people in psychology, education or the caring professions. You’ll learn about how psychology shapes who we are and how children behave and mature. You will gain an understanding of how children grow, behave and mature differently. With a firm academic grounding in key elements of psychology, you will cover areas such as behavioural patterns, brain development, mental health diagnosis, and treatment. Our multi-million-pound Science Centre is home to cutting edge facilities such as cognitive research cubicles, observation and counselling suites, IT labs and psychophysiology equipment. On successful completion of study, we will issue one of the following awards dependent on your chosen pathway: BSc (Hons) Psychology and Child Development, BSc (Hons) Psychological Studies - Students who choose not to, or who are unable to, follow an accredited route can transfer to BSc (Hons) Psychological Studies.

Course details

Modules

Typical units include: Year 1 (Core) • Foundations in Psychology • Perspectives in Psychology • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology • Growing and Changing • People Behaving Badly Year 2 (Core) • Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour • Understanding the Social World • Childhood: Contexts and Applications • Further Research Methods in Psychology Year 3 (Core) • Typical and Atypical Development • Child Psychology: Theory to Practise • Psychology Project


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C891
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Psychology and Child Development at Staffordshire University - UCAS