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BA (Hons)Education Studies with Psychology

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

Discover the connections between education and learning with the domains of social, biological, cognitive, developmental and personality psychology.

Education Studies with Psychology examines how childhood is understood and shaped by society and how educationalists and psychologists theorise personal, social, emotional and intellectual development.

If you want to make a positive contribution to people’s lives and society as a whole, then take the first step towards becoming an educationalist.

Programme structure

Year 1
Historical and Contemporary Issues in Education
Perspectives on Education
Evidence-based Teaching and Learning
Core Areas of Psychology

Year 2
Researching Education
Teaching Diversity: Inclusive Education
How People Learn

Plus, select one or two modules from:
Philosophy of Education
Global Comparative Education
Contemporary Cultural Perspectives
Technological Transformations in Learning
Computer Programming as a Tool for Learning
Music in the Life of the Primary School

Plus two modules from:
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology

Year 3
Core module:
Education Dissertation

Plus, select two modules from:
Placement Project (strongly encouraged)
Education and Equality: Class, Race and Ethnicity
Gender and Education
Radical Educations
Education and the Arts
Special Educational Needs in Education

Plus two modules from:
Counselling Psychology
Well-being and Positive Psychology
Psychology and Education

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme will have opportunities for employment within The BA (Hons) Education Studies develops skills that are particularly useful for students who intend to build a career working with young children. While this is likely to mean employment in primary schools, it can also include nursery and other pre and after-school settings.

Many of our recent graduates have started their careers in; teaching (PGCE), education practice, nurseries, youth work and educational publishing for example. We also offer a range of postgraduate opportunities, including an Education Studies MA.

You can choose to study for a PGCE in your other subject at school or college level. While the majority of our students choose to follow a career in teaching, the degree opens up opportunities to work in a number of wider educational environments, including youth and community work, local authority employment, social and educational research and early years settings.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States