Psychology has an important role to play in understanding how children and young people think, learn, feel and behave in various contexts, including family, school and the community. Through this course, we explore how psychology and education come together to improve children’s life chances.
This course is ideal if your interest lies at the interface of applied psychological research and real-world applications in educational contexts. We focus on evidence based practice both from the point of view of building the evidence base through research, but also from an applied perspective. This course is designed to provide you with the latest evidence from applied research.
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- Dissertation in Psychology and Education
This programme has a number of optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the programme. Our optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up-to-date. For the optional modules available in this department please visit the department website.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
You will complete a core module that will provide research training for the course, plus two innovative interdisciplinary modules which have been co-created between the Centre for Education Studies (CES) and the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR). Modules will be taught by members of CES, CEDAR and the department of Psychology, giving you access to a wealth of research and knowledge on issues around psychology and education from a variety of standpoints. You will then complete a dissertation under the supervision of a member of our well-published academic team..
Programmes within the Centre for Education Studies are assessed through a variety of methods depending on the module choices you make. For detailed information on individual modules please visit the website.
Our graduates may progress into roles in areas such as:
- Educational Psychology
- The Third Sector
- Further Study
- Teacher Training
- Educational Publishing
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Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
Part-time: 3 years
(September 2019 - September 2022)
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.
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Additional Course Costs
No additional course costs.
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