12 months
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24000 GBP/year
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About

The Education (Psychology) MA programme offered at the University College London (UCL) will introduce students to key theoretical issues in the psychology of education, critical analysis of psychological theory and research, and its contribution to educational issues and practice. 

Overview

It will develop students' understanding of research processes and give them the opportunity to undertake research in the psychology of education.

Students develop understanding of current issues in the psychology of education and have the opportunity to engage in research. On successful completion of the Education (Psychology) MA programme offered at the University College London (UCL) students should be able to produce and communicate reasoned and informed argument, both in writing and orally. 

Students should also be able to critically evaluate theory and evidence in psychology.

Careers

Graduates of this Master's degree are currently working as professionals in educational settings, teachers and PhD students.

Employability

This programme offers a good grounding for doctoral study and valuable preparation for a research career in the academic community, the public sector or in industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Topics in the Psychology of Education
  • Methodology and Statistics
  • Atypical Development
  • Cognitive Development and Learning
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Language Development
  • Literacy Development
  • Personality and Social Psychology in Education
  • Psychological Aspects of Counselling
  • Reading and Spelling Difficulties
  • Social Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university (or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard) in psychology or a related discipline (for example, education, social science, cognitive science, speech/communication science or neuroscience). 
  • The ability to critically evaluate theory and evidence in psychology is an important element of the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £5,400
  • International: £12,000

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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