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Education and Psychology BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: X3C8

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire lifespan. Our BA Education & Psychology course will give you a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context.- As you progress through this course you’ll explore learning, memory, thinking and language, as well as the problems encountered by young people in education – including learning difficulties and social or emotional problems.- In Year 1 you’ll study the core areas of psychobiology and cognition, developmental and social psychology, and study the methods of psychological enquiry in class and in practical sessions.- You will combine your interest in psychology to the study of education, considering issues such as learning theory, school systems and policy.- In Years 2 and 3 you’ll study modules focusing on the application of psychology in education. You’ll graduate with the ability to enhance children’s learning and enable teachers to become more aware of the social factors affecting teaching and learning.**Why study with us**- You’ll spend part of your degree in our state-of-the-art psychology building, with its specialist video Child Observation Suite and Cognitive Laboratories.- You’ll get the chance to undertake a placement in an educational environment in each of the three years of your degree.- There are also opportunities to gain international work experience through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL), including modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 81 2

    44th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    122 57%

    57th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 81%

    56th

    25

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