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BSc Honours Psychology With Education

Middlesex University Dubai
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Dubai
English

Program description

BSc Honours Psychology With Education

Introduction to the Program

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour and the human mind. At Middlesex University Dubai, we offer a solid grounding in modern psychology - a body of theoretical and practical knowledge concerning human behaviour and experiences. This program is designed to give students an advanced level of understanding of the way that psychological theories and research have influenced our understanding of child and adult learning and teaching in educational settings. The aim is to direct students to develop an appreciation of traditional and contemporary research, knowledge and applications in the domain.

Psychology in Education provides a rich learning opportunity for students wanting to study educational psychology at Masters level and for those planning a career in teaching. The Programs provide a combination of core psychology courses along with modules pertaining to policy and practice in a range of classroom settings. This Program combines a broad education in Psychology with a specific attention to a specialisation in Education. Graduates of the Program will be eligible and well-prepared to either getting higher qualification in applied fields of psychology or studying a PGCE to pursue a career in Education.

Combining Psychology with another Discipline

This Honours degree Program offers students a solid grounding in Psychology but also allows specialisation in complementary areas through the various pathways available. The Program is specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a career where an understanding and knowledge of human resource management is essential. The psychology Program has a strong focus on the practical investigation of human behaviour, culminating in the opportunity to undertake an independent piece of research in the final year.

Why Study BSc Honours Psychology with Education?

Psychology with Education Program provides a combination of core psychology courses along with specific attention to a specialisation in education. The courses are designed for those who are interested to pursue either getting higher qualification in applied fields of psychology or in education. The emphasis of this Program besides equipping the students with academic reading, writing, critical thinking, researching, numeracy and use of IT is developing skills required to understand human behaviour in various cultural and social context and to appreciate individual difference in perceiving themselves and others. Learning psychology in general is exciting and when combined with a strand of pedagogy skills it adds up the enthusiasm, provides wider horizon to work with different educational set ups i.e. special need education.

Admission requirements

Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)

Successful completion of the Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)*** (equivalent Programs from other Universities/Colleges/Institutes will be considered).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Preparing for Academic Success
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Historical, Social and Political Perspectives on Education
  • Mind & Behaviour in Context
  • Research Methods and Design in Psychology

Year 2

  • Social, Personality, and Developmental Psychology
  • Brain, Body and Mind
  • Research Methods and Ethics in Psychology
  • Curriculum Studies Key Stage 2 & Beyond
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Year 3

  • Psychology in Education
  • Psychology Dissertation
  • Children's Rights: Law, Policy and Practice
  • Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion
  • Lifespan Issues: Impact of Life Experience
  • Lifespan Stages: Adult stages of development
  • The Psychology of Stress, Motivation and Work-Life Balance
  • Coaching Psychology
  • Key Issues and Controversies in the Psychology of Elite Sport Performance
  • Death, Separation and Loss
  • New Directions in Cognitive Science
  • Creativity & Imagination
  • Critical Forensic Psychology
  • Applying health Psychology to behaviour change
  • Neuropsychology: The healthy brain and what can go wrong with it

Tuition fees

The tuition fee is AED 55,700/USD 15,165/EUR 13,485 per year.*

Students applying from overseas can benefit from an International Study Grant of 20%.

Instalment plans available: minimum 4 equal instalments of 25% of the tuition fee.

*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.

Career opportunities

Equipped with a wide range of academic, practical, counselling and research skills, graduates may take up roles working with children or adults in supporting learning contexts, or continue their studies to specialise in specific areas of interest within Psychology or the Social Sciences. Students who have studied Psychology can seek British Psychological Society (BPS) accreditation and are then eligible to take a conversion diploma in the United Kingdom after graduation. Postgraduate study and training is essential for those wishing to pursue the Chartered Psychology careers including: counselling; clinical; organisational; educational and forensic psychology. Further study in another subject area would enable graduates to qualify for a range of careers in early childhood areas. Our Careers and Employability Service will offer students a range of support throughout their studies and this continues after graduation.

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Middlesex University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...


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Why study at Middlesex University Dubai

Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai

All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.

Experience a Truly Global University

Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.

Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas

They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.

Simple Student Visa Process

Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Earn Whilst You Learn

Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.

Build Your Network

What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.

Contact info

Middlesex University Dubai

Dubai Knowledge Park
Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
500697 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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www.mdx.ac.ae

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