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Education Studies and Psychology BA (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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UCAS CODE: PSED

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

On this course, you’ll study key issues in education, relating these to an understanding of psychology. You’ll learn about children’s cognitive development and health and wellbeing, understanding how to get the best out of children in all situations. This focus on psychological principles will mean you offer a different perspective when you move into the workplace, whether that be in a school or elsewhere.**Why this course at Marjon?**• Focus on hands-on learning; observing behaviours and events and then understanding the principles and theories behind them, which leads to deeper practical understanding of how to use your knowledge in your career.• Long history of creating exceptional educationalists and teachers, blended with innovative approach to psychology.• Relationships with hundreds of schools to help you gain varied viewpoints.• Placement in the second and third years of the course to gain essential frontline experience.**What might I become?**You may choose to teach through completing a PGCE or School Direct course at postgraduate level. You may choose to specialise in areas which require a strong basic understanding of psychology such as special educational needs or as a children’s counsellor. With further postgraduate study you might decide to pursue a career within the psychology services.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Education and Psychology at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.**Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 81 2

    100th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    104 49%

    100th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    3rd

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