Psychology and Child Development Staffordshire University
Staffordshire University

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. The course will equip you with a clear 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 to use to best enhance your work.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


Typical units include:
Year 1 (Core) • Growing and Changing • Foundations in Psychology • Perspectives in Psychology • People Behaving Badly • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Year 2 (Core) • Childhood: Contexts and Applications • Understanding the Social World • Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour • Childhood: Contexts and Applications • Further Research Methods in Psychology
Year 2 (Options) Illustrations of option modules include: • Voluntary Work Experience • Psychology of Crime • Research Assistantship
Year 3 (Core) • Typical and Atypical Development • Child Psychology: Theory to Practise • Psychology Project
Year 3 (Options) • Voluntary Work Experience • Psychological Interventions • Children and Pictures

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 C891
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 128 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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