BSc (Hons) Psychology in Education
Undergraduate, Single Honours
How long it takes:
Undergraduate (3 Years)
Distance learning/ Campus
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Newcastle Law School
- Biological Development During Childhood and Adolescence
- Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
- Introduction to Developmental Psychology
- Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology – Part 1
- Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology – Part 1
Two modules drawn from our BA (Hons) Education programme.
- Equality and Diversity: Children, Families and Society
- Schooling: a social and cultural history
- Contemporary Issues in Education
- Philosophy of Education
- Young People and Social Change
Or one module from the BA (Hons) Education modules listed above and one Widening Horizons Module.
- Biological psychology across the lifespan
- Cognitive psychology across the lifespan
- Psychology in the classroom – Individual Differences
- Psychology of learning – Social Psychology
- Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology – Part 2
- Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology – Part 2
- Cultural Psychology and Child Development
- Children as Citizens
- Exploring Disability and Inclusion
- Learning Communities
- Identify Politics and Everyday Life
Applicants should normally have one of the following:
- A non-law bachelor’s degree (from a US university or recognised by the BSB if you wish to study the BPTC), or
- A ‘stale’ law degree, where five or more years have elapsed since graduation, or
- An academic or professional qualification at degree equivalent level
If English is not your first language, you will also need to demonstrate your English Language proficiency. For example, you should have IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in all components.
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USA,UK & EU students, 2019/20 (per year)
International students starting 2019/20 (per year)
You’ll show your progress through a combination of written essays, problem-solving assignments and presentations.
All students take our core modules, but please note that the availability of optional modules is subject to demand.
Our award-winning Careers Network team can help you develop your career from the moment you arrive with us, through bespoke training and events. Careers Network support is tailored to your academic subject area, offering a specialist College team who can give you expert advice.
A University of Newcastle degree is highly sought after by employers as evidence of the ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Transferable skills from the programme include:
- written communication developed through writing essays;
- oral communication skills gained through reasoned debates during seminars and presentations;
- ability to work as part of a team, through collaborative group work;
- research and analytical skills with the ability to judge and evaluate information;
- organisational and time management skills by prioritising tasks to ensure academic, social and work commitments are completed on time;
- negotiation, informally with peers and formally with staff;
- problem solving;
- IT skills.
We expect graduates on our programme to use these skills in combination with subject knowledge gained throughout the degree to pursue successful careers in roles directly related to the programme such as:
- Educational Psychologist
- Child Psychotherapist
- Social Worker
- Speech and Language Therapist
- Primary of Secondary School Teacher
- Special Educational Needs Teacher
- Learning Mentor