Nottingham Trent University
Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology) BSc (Hons)
Nottingham Trent University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 10 graduates of Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology) BSc (Hons) at Nottingham Trent University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
100 /100
10 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Developmental Psychology

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £21000 £25000
25-75 percentile range £19000 - £24000 £17000 - £25000 £20000 - £31500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Developmental Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20000 £17737 £19705
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £25000 £13084 - £21950 £13907 - £24896

Course Description

This engaging British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited Psychology (Educational and Development Psychology) degree focuses on the psychological development within educational settings as well as inclusion and support needs within educational Institutions. Our students benefit from over 90 academic experts and weekly research seminars, and have access to first-class laboratory suites. The course covers all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the BPS curriculum. This includes the workings of the brain; the processes and mechanisms of human thinking, feeling and behaviour; and how psychologists, psychological research and therapy can make a tangible and positive difference to people’s lives and society. You'll also consider how all of these impact and relate to forensic psychology.

Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology) BSc (Hons) at Nottingham Trent University

16% Caring personal services
14% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Administrative occupations
8% Welfare and housing associate professionals
8% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
7% Therapy professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Elementary occupations
4% Managers, directors and senior officials
4% Customer service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Developmental Psychology

Qualification requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

128 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification

128 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology), BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Nottingham Trent University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Nottingham Trent University in related subject specific rankings.


    • #48 
    • #62 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 24 September, 2022]
    • #42 
    • #301 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #28 
    • #301 
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

See all 27 university rankings of Nottingham Trent University

About Nottingham Trent University

Established in 1843, Nottingham Trent University, also known as NTU, has four separate campuses spread throughout Nottinghamshire, with the main City Campus being located right in the heart of Nottingham. NTU is particularly recognised in British academia for having some of the best post-graduation employment statistics of any university in the UK, with the Institution helping more than 94% of their students get started in their chosen field.

Student composition of Nottingham Trent University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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