Psychology and Education
School of Education,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This one-year, full-time course examines the challenges facing education in the 21st century, focusing particularly on psychological theory. You will look at the contribution of psychology to education policy and practice in changing international and global contexts.
- Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research
- Developmental Psychology
- Psychology and Learning Communities
- The Practice of Research
Two core modules and two subject-specific modules.
Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, seminars, tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.
A weekly tutorial and a Study of Education course accompanies the taught modules.
There are no formal written examinations and assessment is by coursework and a 15–20,000-word dissertation.
1 year full-time
I will always remember the people I have met on the course, the stories and experiences I have heard from them I will never forget
MA Psychology and Education Student
A 2:1 honours degree in a related field. We may be able to accept a 2:2 degree if you have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.
We may also accept applicants with a 2:1 honours degree in a non-related field who have a minimum of 12 months' relevant work experience.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 8177
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.