The Psychology with Child Development (Hons) course from University of East London combines a wide range of elements to provide you with a strong academic grounding.
The course includes all the core material you'll need for accreditation by the British Psychological Society through modules shared with our other BSc Psychology courses. However, the course has a particular focus on developmental psychology - the study of how thinking and behaviour changes through life.
You'll develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs and experiences of children and young and older people from cognitive, social, emotional and cultural perspectives.
Key to many careers and employers - you will also develop thinking skills, including analysis and interpretation of evidence, scientific reasoning, critical thinking, and appreciation of multiple perspectives and approaches. Furthermore, other skills for life and work will include communications, computer literacy (including statistical software), interpersonal and group-work skills, self-knowledge and reflexivity, and planning and time-management (under the broad knowledge base of 'mental wealth').
We consistently review our courses to ensure we are up to date with industry changes and requirements from our graduates. As a result, our modules are subject to change.
Students on the Psychology Foundation Year take three core (compulsory) modules and one option module. The two option modules that students can choose from are Topics in Counselling and Topics in Psychology.
Your future career
The fantastic thing about a Psychology degree is that as well as go into professional Psychology - the skills and knowledge it gives you means you can work practically anywhere.
The degree and teaching will give you the skills and experience in data management, data analysis, report writing, and critical and creative thinking. These are all skills that are now in the top 10 of modern employer's requirements for graduates - so the fact you will have these skills and experience means you're a step ahead and well placed for graduate employment.
Furthermore, employers value psychology students because they believe they have a better understanding of human behaviour - your understanding of how people work will be a real selling point, especially later on down the line when you apply for managerial jobs.
Many of the graduates now work in social welfare, sport and leisure, education, human resource management, consumer research and advertising, marketing, media, market research and community work.
However if you choose to pursue a career in psychology, the degree provides a fantastic platform for you to continue onto postgraduate studies, so that you can specialise in an area of psychology, such as clinical, counselling, occupational and community psychology. You can study all of these degrees in-house, as we offer Masters level and Doctorate level courses, which are BPS-accredited, so you can effectively train to be a professional Psychologist without ever leaving us. From there, the career paths can lead to incredibly rewarding, satisfying and high-paying jobs in the public and private sector.
- Personal Development (Mental Wealth)
- Psychology in the Everyday
- Key Studies in Psychology
- Psychology in Applied Contexts
- Topics in Cognitive and Developmental Psychology
- Research Skills in Cognitive Neuroscience
- 36 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPsychology Cognitive Sciences Childhood Studies View 116 other Bachelors in Childhood Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 112 UCAS Points
- A LEVEL - Must include passes at A2 in at least two subjects.
- BTEC - Extended Diploma or Diploma
- INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE Diploma with 25 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level.
International13740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13740 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
UK: Part time: £2,310 Price per 30 credit module
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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