University of Bristol has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is an applied psychology degree which uses psychological research methods to understand and interpret social and human behaviour in the context of education, wherever and whenever it happens throughout people’s lives. As with our BSc Education Studies, education is conceptualised as lifelong and in many different contexts.
The British Psychological Society accreditation means that successful students are eligible to apply for professional training as a psychologist.
Students acquire valuable skills spanning two rapidly changing disciplines that inform each other. You will be able to apply psychological theory and research to real-life educational settings involving children, adolescents and adults.
The course currently includes an optional placement unit, Education in Practice, where you will have the opportunity to connect your academic learning with the practice of education by conducting a placement within a school, community organisation, charity, museum or other relevant organisation.
Lectures, workshops, seminars, discussions, guided independent study and tutorials offer a well-rounded, evidence based and flexible basis for professional development. Seminars and workshop activities encourage you to collaborate with others, while individual and group presentations help you develop confidence in conveying your arguments and ideas.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBC - ABB||
Standard offer: ABB including an essay-based subject.
Contextual offer: BBC including B in an essay-based subject.
Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||DDM in a relevant subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. 12 graded level 3 credits of graded level 3 units in essay-based subjects relevant to the degree at Distinction. Additional written work may be required.|
|Scottish Higher||AABBB||Standard Higher: AABBB|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M2, M2 - M2, M2, M3||Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
GCSE profiles: Higher numeracy requirement (6 or B in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent) and
Standard literacy requirement (4 or C in GCSE English or equivalent).
For more information: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/gcse/
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 - 29 points||
Standard offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject.
Contextual offer: 29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject.
Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||Advanced Higher: AB including an essay-based subject.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.|
77% overall, including 8.0 in an essay-based subject.
Essay-based subjects include: Anthropology; Archaeology; Classical Civilisation; Classics; Drama; Economics; English Language; English Literature; Environmental Studies; Film; Geography; Government and Politics; Health and Social Care; History; History of Art; Law; Media Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious Studies; Sociology; Theatre Studies.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2020/education/bsc-psychology-in-education/