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BA (Hons) Education and Psychology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

BA (Hons) Education and Psychology (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4098

UCAS CodeHU17

Study ModeFull Time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire lifespan. This degree will give you a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context. You’ll explore learning, memory, thinking and language, as well as the problems encountered by young people in education - things like learning difficulties and social or emotional problems. In the first year you will study the core areas of cognitive, social, psychobiology and developmental psychology. The BA (Hons) in Education and Psychology is a popular course combining two complementary disciplines. Within the Education modules, the course enables you to gain an understanding of educational theories, policies and practice, and apply these to past and present educational issues such as influences on the development of the education system, approaches to teaching and learning, the curriculum, and learners with disabilities. Your modules may include learning difficulties and social or emotional problems, enhancing children's learning and enabling teachers to become more aware of the social factors affecting teaching and learning. Year 1 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Years 2 and 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2019/20 is £6000.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4098

UCAS CodeHU17

Study ModeFull Time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

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Awarded ByUCLan

Location ByBurnley College

Start Date/s

06/09/2021, 06/09/2021

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

Modules

Foundation Entry Informed Decision Making Essential Skills for Higher Education Developing Skills for Higher Education Introduction module to a variety of different subjects in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Education, Social Science, Psychology, History, Law, English and Religion, Culture and Society. Year 1 Observing Education in Action Introduction to Education Studies Education for Everyone Social and Developmental Psychology Psychology and Cognition Introduction to Psychological Enquiry Year 2 and 3 On successful completion of the above studies you will complete year 2 and 3 at UCLan Preston

Assessment

This degree comprises of a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and independent study. Independent study is an important aspect of your degree course. The exact combination of study time will be detailed within your module descriptors, and will depend on your option choices. Assessment strategies are varied across the two related disciplines. Education modules are assessed by coursework, with no exams, including student presentations, reflective diaries, project work, poster, and reflective essays. Psychology modules involve traditional essays and multiple choice based examinations supplemented by the conducting and reporting of research studies. You will continue with the same forms of assessment but includes some essay based examinations and the final year assessment includes a wide variety of methods including posters, presentations, essays, critical evaluations and the designing, conducting and reporting of a research project.

Careers & Progression

Psychology graduates enjoy a wide range of employment possibilities, these include: Primary/Secondary school or Further Education teaching following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training; Public services; Teaching support roles; Working with children and families; Youth work; Human Resources; Local Authority; Law Enforcement or project management; data gathering and analysis. Those that have followed the accredited route may progress towards Chartered Psychology Status and employment from Local education authorities. They work in schools, colleges, nurseries and special units, primarily with teachers and parents. They regularly liaise with other professionals in education, health and social services. A growing number work as independent or private consultants.

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