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Psychology and Child Development BSc (Hons)

Leeds Trinity University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in how psychology shapes children’s learning and development? Do you want to make a positive contribution to children’s lives?On this course, you will study specialist modules in child and educational psychology alongside the core psychology curriculum - developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, biological psychology, individual differences and research skills.Throughout the degree we’ll help you to develop your critical and analytical skills by exploring the theory-practice relationship. You’ll also complete two professional work placements during your degree, and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge, understanding and skills in child-centred organisations.The first year of the course introduces you to the core areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social and individual differences. You’ll also learn about a range of research methods used within psychology to gain insight into human behaviour. In addition, you will be introduced to the science and practice of child and educational psychology.In your second year you’ll focus on psychological theories of learning which aim to empower the child and young person, giving them greater agency in their development.In the final year, you will develop your knowledge of child and educational psychology through an applied lens, exploring a range of learning needs and difficulties experienced by children and young adults.**Professional placements**Students have worked in diverse roles, such as supporting teachers in a pupil referral unit, to educational attainment for young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. You could also support children and young people in nurseries, schools, further education, charity and research settings.**Career opportunities**This degree can lead to a range of careers in child and educational psychology, clinical psychology, teaching and counselling. You’ll also be prepared for child-centred roles in the public and private sectors, including social and education research, community projects and charities. Graduates also go on to postgraduate study in any area of psychology.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

GCSEs in English language and maths at grade C or 4 (or higher) will be required

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University information

Leeds Trinity University

  • University League Table

    122nd

  • Campus address

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, Leeds, LS18 5HD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 81 6

    110th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    110 55%

    66th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    43rd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    103 48%

    104th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    82nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    31st

    14

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