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Education Studies - Psychology BA (Hons)

Durham University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    St Chad's College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Education Studies is a broad multi-disciplinary degree, designed for the intellectually and practically curious. From the philosophical foundations of schooling, to the political implications of policy, education is a vast field that has multiple avenues to approach a seemingly straightforward subject. Our degree goes far beyond any classroom and considers education, people and their relationship to the ever-changing world. **Course Structure**The breadth of our modules allows for the creation of pathways through the course. This may be linked to one of the degree's four strands of educational expertise: pragmatic; sociological-philosophical; psychological; and international-intercultural education. You will also study modules in the Department of Psychology.**Core modules include:**• Contemporary Issues and evidence in Education • Foundations of the Psychology in Education **Range of Psychology modules such as:**• Introduction to Psychological Research• Social Psychology• Developmental Psychology• Cognitive Psychology• Biological Psychology• Psychology Project & Statistics• Educational Research Methods • Dissertation **Optional modules available in previous years include:** • Higher Education: Issues of Inclusion and Exclusion• Constructing Childhood and Youth • Assessing Education • Identity, Culture and Education• Learning and Development in Childhood • Wider Contexts of Education• Disability and Educational Needs: Impairment, Empowerment and Education• Disability and Education Needs: What’s so ‘Special’ about SEND?• Education in a Global Age• Understanding the Arts in Education• Evidence and Educational Policy • The Social Life of Education• Learning Sciences.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,700per year

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A level : AAB

Specific subjects excluded for entry:General Studies and Critical Thinking.Information:Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.

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University information

Durham University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Durham University, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, England

By inspiring students to do outstanding things at Durham, the university believes they will do outstanding things in the world.
Durham's famous cathedral and castle are at the heart of the city – and the heart of the university – forming a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Beyond studies, Durham offers a student experience and college life that is truly unique.

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  • Entry standards

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    154 74%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    88.0 88%

    9th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    78th

    4
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    / Max 216
    177 86%

    10th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    7th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    60th

    38

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