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Education and Psychology BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our Education and Psychology degree will give you expert scientific training in the relationship between the mind, brain, and behaviour, together with an excellent grounding in education policy, child development, and educational neuroscience.

You will develop an in-depth understanding of educational practice in a digital age, education in national and international contexts, leadership and management, and diversity and wellbeing in education.

You will learn about the psychological and neuro-scientific processes that underpin activities such as thinking, reasoning, memory and language, developing a solid foundation in cognitive, social, developmental, clinical, and biological psychology.

Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research, critical analysis, and communication skills, as well as a high degree of numeracy and ICT ability.

EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As this BPS accredited degree is the first step towards pursuing a professional career in Psychology, many of our graduates have gone on to further study or work in specialist psychology fields.

There are many rewarding careers that build on the combined disciplines of psychology and education, including prison education, the education of looked after children, lifelong learning, special educational needs, and community education.

Graduates have also pursued careers in education, teaching English as a foreign language, government and local authorities, research, health and social care, management, and marketing.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

For applicants offering at least one of the following subjects at A level: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, the typical offer will be BBB.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 84 7

    41st out of 118 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    134 65%

    21st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%

    83rd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    128 62%

    46th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    43rd

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    79th

    13

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