What will I learn?

Psychology is the scientific study of the most complex machine imaginable: the human mind. This BPS-accredited Psychology with Development and Education degree helps you learn how children develop, learn, reason, and socialise, as well as exploring atypical development including neurodivergence.The first two years of this degree are designed to help you dig deep into the science of psychology, learning the way humans think, feel and behave. In years three and four, you take more advanced options related to your specialist pathway, covering development and education in more depth.Our academic experts will give you a deep understanding of developmental and educational psychology, including:Education and learning.A child’s place in society.How children interact with technology.How children develop.Psychology is both an experimental and observational science. This means you will observe and measure human behaviour, tackle literature research, and develop, test, and evaluate theories. This culminates in conducting your own supervised research project in your final year, which is one of the corner stones of your degree.You can switch to another Psychology pathway if you develop an interest in a particular topic later on.This Psychology with Development and Education degree is accredited is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and its core areas follow the curriculum set out by the BPS. This accreditation is essential for students who want to become a Chartered Psychologist, and means that successful graduates are eligible to apply for further professional psychology training.Our BSc (Hons) Psychology course scored an impressive 95% for Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS).Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't just take our word for it:Sunday Times UK University of the Year 2021 for Teaching Quality.Guardian University Guide 2020 Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback.National Student Survey 2020 Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction.

Which department am I in?

School of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 19,262) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Abertay Campus

Bell Street,


Dundee, City Of,

DD1 1HG, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To include MathsFor entry into Year 2 we would look for AAB to include Maths and Computing

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.