36 months
16500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Educational Psychology (Hons) course from Manchester Metropolitan University will bring psychological theory and research to life by looking at its influence in key areas for education.


Our course themes reflect priorities shared with our partners and with local and national policy-makers: school readiness; inclusive cultures of practice; and health and wellbeing. 

You'll cover all the core areas of psychology set out by the British Psychological Society, applied to the context of education. 

During the three-year Educational Psychology (Hons) course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll experience placement opportunities to develop an understanding of the different psychological approaches needed to address social problems and you'll use data from real world projects to develop skills in research and evaluation with academic staff . 

Learning psychology through its real world applications will provide you with the best opportunity to develop a deep understanding of psychological theory and practices. For example, you'll learn to understand the experiences of children with special educational needs or disabilities. We will also explore how wellbeing can impact learning, particularly how social, emotional, and mental health aspects changes how able a student is to learn. 


As an educational psychology graduate, you'll be well placed to progress to a wide range of career paths in education, health and social care, psychology or research.

If you’re interested in teaching, you could progress to PGCE Primary or to PGCE Secondary Psychology.

Our accreditation means you'll have the opportunity to be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS.  This is required for progression to training as a professional psychologist in any area, such as educational, clinical, counselling or forensic psychology. 


Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Science of Early Intervention
  • The Science of Prevention
  • Living Lab 
  • Psychological Research Methods in Practice
  • Psychological Perspectives on Key Questions in Education
  • Tutored Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you didn’t submit your application before the January deadline and haven’t yet applied, you can still apply for many of our courses.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Specific GCSE requirements:

  • GCSE grade C/4 in English Language and Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate points:

  • 26 IB Diploma Points including HL 4 or SL 5 in English and Mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Educational Psychology (Hons)
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