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.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2018.
If you already have a 2018 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 128 points|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|