Through studying both psychology and education you will gain an expert understanding of educational principles underpinned by the theory of human behaviour. It is the ideal degree for those wishing to gain the knowledge, skills and experience to enter a career within education. Our degree, accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS), offers some of the best psychology teaching and research facilities in the CA, including both a psychophysiology and a virtual reality laboratory. Not only will you gain theoretical and practical knowledge of modern psychology (the study of human behaviour), you will integrate your learning with the theory and practice of education studies. Taking part in a year long industry placement can enable you to put theory into practice and gain invaluable professional experience. Our degree is an ideal step towards postgraduate training to become an occupational or organisational psychologist, or as a route towards an education-focused career. This can include roles within research, teaching or academia. There are no additional fees to pay for the full academic year. We offer some of the best psychology teaching and research facilities in the CA, including specialist laboratories for psychophysiology, social observation, virtual reality, and auditory cognition. As a student of this course you’ll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.
Psychology with Education BSc Honours
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You will study, debate and discuss the main theoretical approaches to psychology and education studies, and learn the fundamentals of psychological research design and analysis. You will be encouraged to develop a critical approach to your studies, evaluating theory and evidence as you go. You will also examine the latest findings and debates in biological, developmental, social and cognitive psychology, including the areas of perception, learning, memory, language and thinking. You will develop advanced communication skills in written, oral and numerical forms and learn to work effectively both independently, and as part of a team.