Research in psychology can be applied to improving our understanding of education across the lifespan. This will involve interactive sessions discussing interesting research and the opportunity to design and conduct a small piece of research. You will learn about the work of the department of Psychology and Human Development and will receive information around the degree and advice around the application process and future career pathways.
You will be introduced to the field of psychology as a science by exploring how different behaviours can be measured and discussing the validity and reliability of these measures. You’ll take part in real experiments and explore the strengths and weaknesses of the measures used.
The Summer School aims to provide an experience of studying at university in terms of building independence and the ability to critically evaluate theory and research. At the end of the Summer School, you will have a clear understanding of what psychology is, the key areas of study in the Psychology with Education undergraduate degree, knowledge of some of the skills required to pursue a career in psychology and education and the confidence to challenge the outcomes of research.
20 July 2022 - 28 July 2022
25 PROGRAMME PLACES
On track to meet:
A-Levels: BBB (One or more from Psychology, Sociology, Mathematics, or Biology preferred)
GCSEs: English Language and Mathematics at grade B or 6.
IB Diploma: 34 points. A total of 16 points in three higher level subjects, with no score below 5. One or more from Psychology, Sociology, Mathematics, or Biology preferred.