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MSc Psychology in Education
MSc Psychology in Education

MSc Psychology in Education

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in any subject. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate relevant previous academic or work experience in a related field eg education / psychology in education / research skills. This is a conversion programme and does not require prior knowledge of psychology. As a Psychology conversion programme, this degree is not suitable for applicants who already have an undergraduate degree in Psychology. The only exception to this is if the degree was not accredited by the British Psychological Society and you need the Graduate Basis for Chartership of the BPS in order to progress to professional training. If this is the case, please indicate so clearly on your application form.

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS, 6.5, minimum 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in all other components

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 176, minimum 176 in Writing and 169 in all other components

  • Duolingo, 110, minimum 110 in production and 100 in all other components

  • LanguageCert, B2 Communicator High Pass with 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 61, minimum 61 in Writing and 55 in all other components

  • TOEFL, 87, minimum 23 in Writing and 21 in all other components

  • Trinity ISE III, Merit in all components

Course Information

Learn to apply psychological methods and approaches to educational policy and practice.

This BPS-accredited conversion course is ideal if you want to pursue a career in psychology, but didn't study Psychology at undergraduate level, or studied on a non-accredited programme.

You'll study core areas of psychology and key debates in the psychology of education, while developing your research skills.

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You will take a total of 180 credits, including core modules, option modules and the Empirical Dissertation.

Core modules

You will take core modules which may include:

  • Development and Cognition 

  • Individuality and Its Roots  

  • Psychology in Society 

  • Research Methods for Psychology in Education I 

  • Research Methods for Psychology in Education II 

Option modules

You will take option modules which may include:

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health 

  • Genetics and Education 

  • Has Neuroscience Entered the Classroom? 

  • Intelligence 

  • What Makes a Great Teacher? 

  • Positive Psychology in Education 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Chartered psychologist

  • Teacher

  • Youth worker

  • Mental health worker

  • Educational policy officer

  • Researcher

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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