This masters degree will:
- introduce key theoretical issues in the psychology of education
- critically analyse psychological theory and research
- explore the contribution of psychological theory and research to educational issues and practice
- develop your understanding of research processes and give you the opportunity to undertake research in psychology of education.
This masters degree provides the opportunity to:
- be taught by staff with a wide range of psychological expertise
- benefit from strong links with psychological expertise in other colleges of the University of London.
Teachers and professionals working in related fields and people interested in applications of psychology to education.Entry requirements
A good first degree or equivalent.Core topics
- Psychology of education
- Methodology and statistics.
- Cognitive development and learning
- Literacy development
- Language development
- Personality and social psychology in education
- Reading and spelling difficulties
- The psychological aspects of counselling.
By an examination, coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 12,000-word dissertation or 6,000-word report.Attendance
Face-to-face daytime or evening sessions. Attendance may vary depending on your choice of optional modules.Where do our students go?
Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:
- research assistants
- PhD students.
- Core Topics in the Psychology of Education
- Methodology and Statistics
- Cognitive Development and Learning
- Language Development
- Literacy Development
- Personality and Social Psychology in Education
- Psychological Aspects of Counselling