BA (Hons)

Education & Psychology (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

The way that we learn and develop as children underpins our entire lifespan and lies at the heart of our Education & Psychology Foundation Entry course.

Why study with us

  • There’s an opportunity to undertake a placement in an educational setting at each stage of our programme.
  • You’ll study in our state-of-the-art Psychology Building, with a specialist video child observation suite and cognitive laboratories.
  • Gain international work experience through our Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL).

What you'll do

  • You’ll come away with the skills required to enhance a child’s development and enable teachers to become more aware of the social factors affecting learning.
  • Participate in staff research projects, present to research conferences, or work as a part-time research assistant.
  • Our School of Psychology contains over 30 laboratories including many designated for student use in new, purpose-built facilities.
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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Education and Psychology Foundation Entry could lead to a career in a primary or secondary school, or further education teaching following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training. You could also work in public services and teaching support roles.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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