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Education Studies with Psychology BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: X3C8

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you want to make a positive change to young people’s lives and society as a whole, then studying this course is your first step. Education Studies with Psychology examines how childhood is understood and shaped by society and how educationalists and psychologists theorise personal, social, emotional and intellectual development.You will have the opportunity to undertake a voluntary placement experience towards the end of your first year and continue to do so throughout your second During your dissertation module in your final year, you will be able to tailor your learning to your career interests. and third years, which can help to significantly bolster your employability. Graduates from this programme have the required skills to pursue education-related roles as teachers across various age groups, youth workers and more within local authorities, academies, nurseries and prisons, as well as in arts, community and alternative education roles. Many of our recent graduates have gone on to pursue teaching training programmes or continued on to postgraduate study opportunities, including our Education Practice MA programme, which allows students to develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management.Key features- You will study a range of topics including historical and contemporary issues in education, perspectives on education and the core areas of psychology.- Learn about the connections between Psychology and Education with the flexibility to specialise in your areas of interest through option modules. Modules you can choose from include Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Counselling Psychology.- Successful completion of the course provides an ideal foundation to progress onto a PGCE qualification, enabling you to become a teacher in the UK.- Engage with the local community and boost your CV through placements and volunteering opportunities at schools, art and learning centres or museums. This provides opportunities to apply your learning to real-life contexts to gain first-hand experience, helping you become a work-ready graduate.- By joining the DMU Education Studies Students’ Society you can enrich your experience through stimulating debates and social events with other students.- Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme. Education Studies students previously have taught English to school children in Taiwan, considered inequality and segregation in New York, and supported refugees in Berlin. **DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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A level :

120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 84 24

    81st out of 118 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    101 49%

    79th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    56th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    69th

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    99 48%

    110th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    68th

    42

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