Glyndwr University

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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 methods

Assessment includes a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,395 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wrexham Campus Wrexham LL11 2AW Wales

Key information

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