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PSYCHOLOGY AND SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS BA (HONS)

UCAS Code: XC18|Duration: 3 years years|Full Time|Hope Park|UCAS Campus Code: L46
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PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology is the exciting scientific study of the mind and behaviour. Psychologists investigate how people perceive the world, structure their thinking, solve problems, interact with other people and much more. Concepts such as perception, cognition, personality and social behaviour are all central building blocks of the psychological theories that are studied at Liverpool Hope as part of a Psychology degree.

Study with us and you will gain a deeper understanding of the scientific and philosophical underpinnings of psychology. At Liverpool Hope University, high-level, research-oriented teaching is provided by our team of skilled academics. Our staff comprise of active researchers with a wide array of academic interests, ranging from cognitive and brain sciences, developmental, clinical and health, forensic, personality and social processes. You will be taught in our excellent research facilities, including labs for experiments in cognition and perception, a colour vision lab, an Eye tracker lab, an EEG lab, an fNIRS lab, observational and transcription labs.

Studying this degree allows you to learn about the brain, the mind, and behaviour, but first and foremost psychologists learn about our fellow humans. We help you to develop professional skills and tools to understand others’ needs and provide interventions to enhance mental wellbeing. This is all valuable knowledge that can be used for a better and fairer society.

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Psychology

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope University will enable you to understand a range of different learning needs and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to educate others about the nature of disability. The degree incorporates insights from education, as well as drawing on work in the arts, humanities and health care, to ensure you gain a broad and balanced understanding of the principal features of education in a wide range of contexts.

A central aspect of the course is an understanding of medical and social constructions of Special Educational Needs and Disability, the legal requirements regarding provision for SEN/ Disability and a critical understanding of past and contemporary practices. By completing this degree, you will have gained a knowledge and understanding of the global perspectives on special education and disability and issues relating to children and families, as well as having the ability to critically engage with professional expertise.

Special Educational Needs (SEN) at Liverpool Hope University is an interdisciplinary subject underpinned by the work of the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies (CCDS). You will become a professional who is knowledgeable and skilled in this field. You will enter your professional life recognising the importance of compassion and understanding of your work with, and on behalf of, those who are disabled and/or identified as having a special educational need.

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Special Educational Needs
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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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