Taught course

Psychology of Education

Institution
UCL - University College London · Psychology and Human Development
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, either in psychology or a related subject, that has been accredited by the British Psychology Society.

Or:

A good first degree that contains at least 60 credits (excluding year 1) in the five core areas of psychology (Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personalities and Individual Differences and Social Psychology).

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Psychology of Education MSc will introduce students to key theoretical issues in the psychology of education, critically analysing psychological theory and research, and exploring its contribution to educational issues and practice. It is intended for people who wish to gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership so that they can proceed to professional training as an educational or other psychologist.

UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is one of the world's leading centres for education and related areas of social science - students learn from cutting-edge researchers in the field. For the fourth year in succession the IOE has been ranked number one for education (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017). Our alumni include government ministers; heads of schools, other educational institutions and NGOs; and Olympians and prize-winning authors.

Fees and funding

Fee Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
flexible
60 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, including guest speakers, student preparation of tasks and longer presentations, group work, discussion, and computer workshops giving hands-on practice. Assessment is through coursework and one unseen examination. Coursework can involve small exercises, critiques of set research articles and extended pieces of writing on set topics.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214