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Programme structure: Psychology in Education (BSc) - what's running in 2021/22

Year 2 Mandatory units are 'Must Pass'. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Social Psychology and Individual Differences EDUC20008 20 Mandatory TB-1
Developmental and Educational Psychology EDUC20007 20 Mandatory TB-2
Biological Psychology and Developmental Difference EDUC20005 20 Mandatory TB-2
Cognitive Psychology and Special Education EDUC20006 20 Mandatory TB-1
Select 40 credits from:
Researching Education in the City EDUC20003 20 Optional TB-2
Curriculum Design for Learning EDUC20001 20 Optional TB-2
Education Viewed from the Global South EDUC20002 20 Optional TB-2
Education in Practice EDUC20012 20 Optional TB-4
Educational Statistics EDUC20013 20 Optional TB-1
Choose open units OPEN 20 Optional
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Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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