Education with Psychology with placement year (Full-Time) University of Bath

Undergraduate

Explore how young children and adolescents learn and develop. You’ll focus on contemporary society, both globally and in the UK context.
In this course, you’ll study a range of social science content from the disciplines of education, psychology and sociology.

You’ll study the social and developmental contexts of childhood and youth in depth. During the degree, you’ll explore government priorities relating to children’s lives and wellbeing, and the role of education.

In the first year, you’ll study core introductory units in education, psychology and research methods. In your second year, you’ll be able to choose from a diverse range of optional units. You will also study advanced topics in education and psychology.

The final year provides an opportunity to specialise according to your interests. This includes writing a dissertation.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    1 October 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code LXM3
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB ABB in three A level subjects.

A level subjects that will not be considered in your application
A level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh).

Alternative A level offer
BBB plus one of the following:

grade A in an EPQ
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
Students presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Typical offer: Obtain DDD in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF).

We are able to consider BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas (QCF) in a relevant subject area. You may be asked to submit a piece of written work for consideration as part of the application process. We also require you to obtain at least 5 GCSEs at grade C including English, Mathematics and a science subject. If you are studying towards a Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma or a new specification BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF), please contact us for guidance.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 9 credits
Typical offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 30 credits achieved at Distinction and 9 credits achieved at Merit or above. This must include at least 9 credits achieved at Distinction in an essay-based subject.

Although we do not specify any particular subjects or units, we expect at least one of your subjects to include academic essay writing as part of the assessment. Social sciences units, such as Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, and Education, provide excellent preparation for this course. You may be asked to submit a piece of written work for consideration as part of the application process.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M1, M1 Cambridge Pre-U typical offer
D3, M1, M1

Cambridge Pre-U alternative offer
M1, M1, M1 plus one of the following:

grade A in an EPQ
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
Students presenting with one of the above project qualifications should receive both the typical offer and the alternative.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points 35 points overall and 6, 5, 5 in 3 Higher Level subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB AB in Advanced Highers plus AABBB in Scottish Highers.

GSCE requirements
GCSE English grade C or 4 (or equivalent from category B)
For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see:
go.bath.ac.uk/econ-psych


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition Fees for 2018/19 entry are to be announced and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on 2017 fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/corporate-information/tuition-fees-for-undergraduate-courses-starting-in-2017/