University of Leeds

Psychology with Education University of Leeds Degree level: Undergraduate


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Studying Psychology with Education gives you the opportunity to discover how approaches to education impact upon learning and development and allow you to gain knowledge and skills to understand how psychology can inform education.

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and combines high-quality training in all aspects of research methods with a wide range of modules to study.

You’ll be taught by experts in education and psychology who use their research to inform their teaching. You will explore the relationship between psychology and education and get the opportunity to conduct research yourself.

The course has both theoretical and practical components – you’ll benefit from opportunities to gain practical experience of working in an educational context to apply your theoretical knowledge with a mandatory placement in your final year.

You will also have additional opportunities to spend a year studying abroad or complete a year in industry.

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Professional bodies

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  • British Psychological Society

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Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAB in one or more of: psychology, geography, mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, geology, economics, statistics, environmental science or computing.

A-levels in critical thinking, citizenship studies and general studies do not typically form part of our offer but we welcome them as a fourth A-level. The Extended Project is welcomed but is not included as part of our offer. We do not accept any vocational qualifications. We do not accept Applied A-levels with the exception of applied science. We accept only one performance based A-level (eg photography, drama, art/design, music, media studies or PE)
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 45 credits
60 credits, including 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at distinction and 15 credits at merit level plus GCSE Maths and Science at grade B (6) and English Language at grade C (4).
Scottish Higher AAAAB including maths and science, in Advanced Highers. In some circumstances we would consider a mixture of Highers and Advanced Highers.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1 D3D3 M1 to include at least one of the following at D3 psychology, geography, mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, geology, economics, statistics, environmental science or computing
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English language at grade C (4) and mathematics at grade B (5) + one of the following at grade B (5): physics, biology and chemistry, science or additional science. We also accept GCSEDA science (dual award) at grades BC (5-4)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points with no less than 5 awarded in any one subject. You must study a science at higher level and achieve grade 6 or above.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 to include maths and science

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 7.0

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