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Education with Psychology with placement year (Full-Time) BA (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Critically explore how young children and adolescents learn and develop. You’ll focus on contemporary society, both globally and in the UK. Education with Psychology is a social science degree that bridges the disciplines of education, psychology and sociology. You’ll be offered a blend of social science units that relate to the study of children and young people.

You’ll study in-depth the social and developmental contexts of childhood and youth. You’ll explore government priorities relating to children’s lives and wellbeing, and the role of education. You’ll also develop skills in evaluating policy and practice, from both an academic and work-practice perspective.


A placement year is an excellent opportunity to experience working life within an organisation that reflects your interests and possible career pathways. National and international work placements have included; educational research, teaching in schools, mental health related work, children’s charities, family outreach work and early years provision.

Some of the places our students have worked include:

  • Autism UK
  • Boston University (United States)
  • Families Effective Learning and Literacy (FELL) Research Group (University of Oxford)
  • Three2Six Project (Johannesburg)
  • Trauma Recovery Centre (Bath)
  • Wesley Intermediate School (New Zealand)

Placement opportunities can’t be guaranteed but you will receive tailored support from our specialist team to help you secure a placement.

Prepare for your future

The breadth and interdisciplinary nature of this degree paves the way for a range of careers. These include:

  • primary, secondary, and international school teaching
  • language teaching
  • mental health related specialisms
  • further training in educational and/or clinical psychology
  • charities and non-government organisations
  • postgraduate research

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

ABB in three A levelsIf you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Most of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this (such as a project qualification or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. We recognise these studies through our alternative offers.Alternative offer:BBB in three A levels plus one of the following:grade A in an EPQgrade B in


University information

University of Bath

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  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    193 90%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%



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