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Education, Psychology and Special Educational Needs BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cardiff Met - Cyncoed

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Education, Psychology and Special Educational Needs degree is a unique applied programme offering an opportunity to examine educational issues and additional learning needs from psychological perspectives. There is a strong focus on psychological research throughout the degree, and you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand how applied psychology can inform education policy and practice in a variety of contexts.You will be taught by staff who are experienced in the application of psychology to educational contexts, both mainstream and special education. Modules will combine aspects of psychology with education and additional learning needs, encouraging an integrated approach to these topics. The BSc (Hons) will equip you with the in-depth theoretical knowledge, practical strategies and critical thinking skills that can be used to enrich educational contexts as a whole and support a range of learners, including those with additional learning needs. There will be opportunities to explore how theory and practice integrate through placements in education-related settings across all three years of the degree. This will provide valuable experience that is highly sought after by employers. There will also be opportunities for you to gain additional qualifications, further enhancing your employability. This degree is an ideal gateway for individuals interested in professional careers in areas such as special education, primary teaching, educational support services, educational social work and educational psychology. It will also provide a range of skills prioritised by employers in many other fields. *This programme will undergo a periodic review in December 2019 in order to confirm the new course content shown below. Applicants will be informed of any further changes following the review.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 81

    104th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 61%

    44th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    76th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    62nd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    117 54%

    68th

    31
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    75th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    72nd

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