Our Psychology and Child Development degree will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge to pursue a career working with children and young people in psychology, education or the caring professions.
You'll learn about how psychology shapes who we are and how children behave and mature. You will gain an understanding of how children grow, behave and mature differently.
With a firm academic grounding in key elements of psychology, you will cover areas such as behavioural patterns, brain development, mental health diagnosis, and treatment.
Our multi-million-pound Science Centre is home to cutting edge facilities such as cognitive research cubicles, observation and counselling suites, IT labs and psychophysiology equipment.
On successful completion of study, we will issue one of the following awards dependent on your chosen pathway: BSc (Hons) Psychology and Child Development, BSc (Hons) Psychological Studies - Students who choose not to, or who are unable to, follow an accredited route can transfer to BSc (Hons) Psychological Studies.
Typical units include:
Year 1 (Core) • Foundations in Psychology • Perspectives in Psychology • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology • Growing and Changing • People Behaving Badly
Year 2 (Core) • Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour • Understanding the Social World • Childhood: Contexts and Applications • Further Research Methods in Psychology
Year 3 (Core) • Typical and Atypical Development • Child Psychology: Theory to Practise • Psychology Project
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Stafforshire has fantastic teaching staff who really do their best to help you. The union is very active too, and it’s a great way to meet people. Gobble and Super Friday at the LRV were such amazing nights, and there's so much in Stoke to keep you busy. There's not so much on the Staffs campus, although the food and facilities are great.
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
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Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £12,500
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