Taught course

Psychology of Education BPS

Institution
University of Bristol · School of Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum of a UK upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) and be able to demonstrate work experience in an area relevant to psychology (eg work as a teacher, learning support assistant, assistant psychologist or volunteer in schools or settings for vulnerable clients).

Applicants who hold a lower second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) and have at least one year of full-time work experience relevant to psychology may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This British Psychological Society (BPS)-accredited MSc conversion programme provides students with an excellent grounding in the psychology of education. It draws on a wide range of theories and methods from across the core areas of psychology and encourages you to consider how they apply to education and educational contexts.

You will benefit from our longstanding tradition of high-quality research and teaching in this area and will acquire unique skills in both psychology and research methods. You will learn how research can inform theory, policy and practice, and how to conduct your own piece of empirical research to answer appropriate research questions. You will also acquire a range of transferable skills, such as communication skills, numerical reasoning, computer literacy and teamwork.

MSc Psychology of Education is a conversion programme designed specifically for individuals who do not already hold a BPS-accredited degree in psychology and who are seeking to achieve Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS. Individuals who are already eligible for GBC, having graduated from a BPS-accredited psychology undergraduate programme, will cover similar content to what they have studied previously, but may be interested in this programme because of its applied focus and relevance for pursuing professional training.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Services Office
Email
ed-masters-admiss@bristol.ac.uk