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Psychology and Education BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.The study of psychology, which offers an evidence-based approach to understanding why humans feel, think and act the way they do, as well as how and why change occurs through the early years has strong links with the study of Education, which examines changing ideas about childhood, learning, schooling and education, and factors such as poverty, social policies and digital technologies which impact on these. This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Studying Single Honours Psychology and Education is perfect if you are interested in the social and cognitive aspects of learning and studying. While the Psychology modules focus on cognitive, developmental and social psychology, Education modules complement this by emphasising their policy or school-based applications. You will be able to study both quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Together these subjects provide a great opportunity to gain in-depth understanding of psychology in action, in a vitally important aspect of life and society.On this course you will study educational topics such as the nature of learning, childhood and educational inclusion, as well as the history of education. You will also study psychology topics concerned with the systematic investigation of mind and behaviour. Many areas in psychology are relevant to education including developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology and applied psychology. This course is informed by cutting-edge research and will develop your own critical thinking and research skills.This course is the first step in preparation for a range of careers in Education, Educational Psychology, or Psychology more generally, including postgraduate study.Students on this course go on to pursue careers in settings from pre-school to adult learning, as well as in a variety of other contexts. On graduating you might work in the social services, in health, or in local or central government. The course also sets you up well for further professional study to qualify in areas such as teaching, social work or the legal profession.As the course is accredited by the British Psychological Society it is also a recognised first step towards a range of psychology careers including educational psychology and clinical psychology. Please note that further postgraduate study is required to pursue these careers.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 81 8

    60th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    152 76%

    11th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    62nd

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    122 57%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    18

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