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Why study education with psychology at Bath?

There are lots of reasons to study at Bath. Here are our top picks.

Because you want to change children's lives

See what inspires and drives our students as they explore the social and psychological aspects of contemporary education in this degree.


Go on a year-long work placement


Take advantage of our established links and partnerships with a wide variety of organisations.

The placement year is a great opportunity to try different careers and improve your employability. Our dedicated placements team is there to help you every step of the way.

Find out more about going on placement
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Benefit from two academic disciplines


This degree bridges the disciplines of education, psychology and sociology. You'll be based in the Department of Education, with relevant units taught by the Department of Psychology.

'We are able to learn about child development and the role of family from two very different perspectives. These work well together when it comes to constructing an understanding of both children and young people.' - Sophie Vis, BA Education with Psychology

Read more about Sophie's experience
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Great range of units


You’ll study a blend of social science units that relate to the study of children and young people. You’ll examine philosophical, sociological or psychological perspectives of education, learning, policy, families, social justice and deviance.

'Studying Education with Psychology is great because it challenges you with new ways of thinking about topics you may not have come across before or thought about.' - Dylan John, BA Education with Psychology

Explore the breadth of units offered
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Great student experience


Be part of a diverse community in a great location.

The University of Bath campus is situated just on the edge of what is affectionately known as one of the most beautiful and one of the safest cities in the UK. As a student, you could be living here, surrounded by beautiful Georgian buildings and Roman history. There is a thriving café culture with plenty of restaurants, a great range of shops, music venues, museums, and a huge number of festivals planned throughout the year.

Most of the key locations are in walking distance of the centre or if you want to travel further afield, there are easy transport links to Bristol or London.

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