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Psychology and Childhood Studies (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: C802

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The foundation year offers an innovative new pathway into your degree. It is the first part of a four-year degree programme. It provides an alternative route for those unable to meet the traditional entry requirements for a three-year degree. It will prepare you for your degree studies in a supportive and stimulating learning environment.You will begin with an exploration of education and society, before moving onto consider including identity, being human and the digital world. Over the course of the year, you will build the skills and experience to prepare you for your chosen degree.Psychology and Childhood Studies will enable students to apply psychological knowledge and understanding to work with children and young people. The programme will teach students how to reach valid conclusions based on scientific underpinnings. The course will inform students about the practicalities of working with children and young people in research and social contexts, emphasis will be placed on current social and educational policies within child care and safeguarding. Psychology and Childhood Studies will explore how society views childhood, how children develop, the challenges facing children and young people today in addition to reviewing the impact of relevant legislation.**Why study this course?**- This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).- Child focused modules are included in each year of study.- Option to tailor own learning experience in the third year with selection of TWO modules.- You will be taught by a highly qualified and experienced team of academic lecturers who are at the cutting-edge of their disciplines, allowing you to discover and explore the latest developments in the field.- Combination of two subject areas (Psychology and Working with Children, Young People and Families which will enhance student learning experience.**This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), and students gaining at least a lower 2nd class honours degree are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS, which means you’ll have taken your first step towards becoming a professional psychologist.**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48 - 95

University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 81 1

    112th out of 118 3

    81st out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    116 58%

    57th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    107 50%

    93rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    51st

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    110 63%

    64th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    34th

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