401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Psychology and Education - Aberystwyth University

Our Joint Honours programme in Psychology and Education brings together two exciting, complementary disciplines and this is reflected in the way you will learn on this scheme. You will develop a deeper understanding of children’s cognitive and social development, and you will have the opportunity to study and evaluate how these are supported through educational policy and practice. With teaching delivered by subject experts from the Departments of Psychology and School of Education, our combined ethos is to create a learning community that facilitates you in the development of your conceptual and theoretical knowledge but also enables you to develop career-oriented, transferable skills that will support your continued development beyond your degree. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for Primary PGCE at Aberystwyth. **Why study Psychology and Education at Aberystwyth University?** The Psychology element of this scheme consists of core modules that confer upon graduates the **British Psychological Society’s Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership** (subject to achieving a minimum of a 2:2 degree). The Education component offers a broad choice of specialised option modules, meaning you can tailor your degree to your developing interests and future career ambitions. A final year dissertation affords you the opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary project that draws on the skills, knowledge and understanding you will have developed from each of your disciplines. Below are just some of the other reasons why you should consider Aberystwyth University. + Student Satisfaction: at Aberystwyth, we work with students to help them become informed and curious thinkers. We use our teaching and research experience to inspire students giving them the skills and confidence to do whatever they wish to do in future. + Equipping you for life: all our degree schemes are designed with employability in mind and are accredited by the British Psychological Society – perfect for graduate-level careers or access to postgraduate training. + Friendly and Inclusive: it is important for you to study in a supportive, student-focused environment. Our staff work hard to provide the guidance and encouragement you will need. + Exceptional Resources: students will have access to modern research facilities and outstanding student learning spaces are in addition to excellent central university facilities. These resources allow us to provide you with an innovative approach to learning and teaching. **What career options are available to me?** A degree in Psychology with Education from Aberystwyth University will prepare you for a range of careers, and access to a wide range of further training opportunities including: + Clinical, Educational, Occupational, Sports and Exercise psychology; + Psychotherapy and Counselling; + Social Work; + Health Care; + Human Resources; + Careers Advisory Service; + Marketing, Publishing and Advertising.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),AberystwythUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000