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Psychology and Education with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3.5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.**International Students**For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit**Psychology and Education** Are you interested in learning how different approaches to education impact learning and development? Our accredited Psychology and Education degree combines psychological and educational theory-based methodologies providing you with transferable skills relevant to a range of careers. These include teaching, educational psychology, youth work and social work.**Why choose this course?** - This programme is accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS)- Develop skills and knowledge across a variety of theoretical approaches to education- Highly transferable graduate employability skills leading to a broad range of careers in education, business, service and caring professions- Discover diverse cultures through an international year at a partner university across the globe- Access to Keele's £34m state-of-the-art Central Science LaboratoriesOur Psychology and Education BPS accredited degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the mind and behaviour to examine how young children and adolescents learn and develop within an educational setting. You will explore a range of topics that focus on how psychology impacts everyday life including biological bases of behaviour, cognition, individual differences, human social interaction and lifespan development. To bring your learning to life, you will design and conduct your own psychological studies in our state-of-the art laboratories, for example conducting experiments or designing surveys.Education modules have a strong focus on contemporary issues in education and policy making. You will consider topics including education's relationship to the economy, the nature of learning, childhood and educational inclusion, as well as the history of education. In your third year, you will work on a final year project. This is an exciting opportunity to conduct a piece of research on a topic of your choice. You will work with an academic supervisor to develop a scientific research question you can address.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per 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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UCAS Points : 40 - 56

We will also consider applicants who may not have traditional academic qualifications but have work experience or vocational qualifications.


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University information

Keele University

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  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 90 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    128 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%



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