BSc (Hons) Psychology with Education

This major/minor course will explore key issues and processes within education and the education system with an emphasis on psychology. By studying Psychology with Education, you can enhance your knowledge and skills to access a broader range of career options.

Your Psychology with Education degree will be two-thirds Psychology, with the other third in Education. Psychology studies the human mind and behaviour, while education focuses on understanding the educational system and the environment in which it operates.

This Psychology degree is recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, which is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. You will have the same career options as other psychology graduates and will be eligible to apply for specialist professional training, provided you achieve 2:2 Honours or higher.

Psychology Plus: Added Value Opportunities

A key element of our psychology degree is the hands-on experience you’ll gain throughout your studies. Through Psychology Plus you’ll be offered clinical experience on campus and have access to a range of exciting opportunities, including completion of specialist short courses, professional certificates and work placements – another great boost to your CV.

What you will study

The first two years of your Psychology with Education degree will be focused on coverage of psychology core areas as required by the British Psychological Society for accreditation. You will take two 40 credit compulsory modules in each of your first and second years as well as 40 credits in education. In your final year, you will take a compulsory 40 credit dissertation plus two optional modules in psychology (20 credits each) and 40 credits in education.

Year One

Psychology modules:

  • Methods & Evidence in Psychology (40 credits)
  • Introducing Psychology (40 credits)
  • Debates in Education I...
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Our facilities include observation and interview rooms equipped with a two-way mirror, CCTV and audio, which allows research and interview practice sessions to be conducted and recorded. We also have a custom-built air conditioned PC laboratory which provides access to specialist software for running psychology experiments and conducting careers guidance interviews.

The University also has its very own Cognitive Neuropsychology Suite housing specialist psychology equipment. This includes eye tracking...

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This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


UCAS is the UK's Universities and Colleges Administration System.

If you would like to apply for this course, then you will need to apply online through UCAS.

Tuition Fees

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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
        • Part Time 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2017


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