Wrexham Glyndwr University
Teaching of Psychology
The aim of this course is to support academic professional development for the post-16 psychology teacher through an advanced study of theory and research within the fields of psychology and education; specifically the course aims are: to equip students with the knowledge and critical skills required to teach effectively within the discipline of psychology; to encourage a critical consideration of a range of approaches to teaching psychological content and skills; to provide students with an up to date critical understanding of contemporary developments within both psychology and education; to develop the research skills of students such that they are able to conduct and report on a piece of independent research to a publishable standard.
Both psychology graduates and graduates from other disciplines may be eligible for this course; applicants need to be teaching psychology or related subjects at least part time.
Modules include: Issues in the teaching of psychology; issues in the teaching of research methods in psychology; 1 from: teaching critical thinking; negotiated learning module; contemporary developments in psychology; contemporary developments in the teaching of psychology; professional development.
Assessment includes a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,395 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Wrexham Campus||Wrexham||LL11 2AW||Wales|
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