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Psychology in Education BSc (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Psychology in Education will give you a theoretically rich and practical understanding of the contribution of psychology to the field of education. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society. You will be taught by world-leaders in the field of Psychology of Education, with a distinctive social justice perspective and will study psychological accounts of learning as a process of human development, that take place in contexts that include the family, early years provision and schooling. Each year of study on the degree is worth 120 credits. The programme includes core and optional modules in a range of areas of psychology such as biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, with a specific focus on their application to education. We update our modules regularly to include the newest research in the field, and to reflect the changing role and influence of psychology in education. You can select additional modules from our BA (Hons) Education to understand the role of psychology in the context of the contributions of sociology, history and philosophy of education. **Why study this course?**- World-class research - you will be taught in a School which is doing pioneering world-class research in diverse specialisms from character education and racial equality to innovative technology for children on the autistic spectrum.- Research methods training - and developing an understanding of the contribution of psychological research to education, will be an important feature of this programme. - Vocational placement - the programme includes a compulsory two-week vocational placement in your final year so that you can apply your knowledge to work with children and young people in a professional setting.- The BSc (Hons) Psychology in Education will prepare you for a range of postgraduate training and career options, including Educational Psychology, teaching and research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,020per year

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

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A level : ABB

To include A level Psychology. For students wishing to pursue a career in Primary or Early years teaching it is essential to hold a GCSE Science at Grade C.General Studies not accepted

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 81 3

    17th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    147 74%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    57
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    113th

    3

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