Child Development MSc

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This masters degree will:

  • deepen your knowledge of child development and developmental psychology
  • take an informed, critical approach to developmental psychology
  • provide high-quality education in the main theories, methods, and findings of psychological research.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society
  • be taught by staff with a wide range of psychological expertise
  • benefit from strong links with psychological expertise in other colleges of the University of London
  • prepare for professional work with children and young people or progression to higher research degrees and employm…

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This masters degree will:

  • deepen your knowledge of child development and developmental psychology
  • take an informed, critical approach to developmental psychology
  • provide high-quality education in the main theories, methods, and findings of psychological research.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society
  • be taught by staff with a wide range of psychological expertise
  • benefit from strong links with psychological expertise in other colleges of the University of London
  • prepare for professional work with children and young people or progression to higher research degrees and employment as a researcher.

Who is this programme for?

Psychology graduates who want to progress to research careers or professional training, or people who wish to become eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society.

Entry requirements

A good first degree with at least 60 credits or equivalent in core areas of psychology, or the Graduate Certificate in Psychology (see page 199), grade B or better.

Core topics


  • Developmental psychology and psychobiology
  • Methodology and statistics
  • Social development.

Related topics


  • Atypical development
  • Language development.

How are you assessed?

By coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation or a 6,000-word report.

Attendance

Face-to-face daytime sessions. Attendance may vary depending on your choice of the optional modules.

Where do our students go?

Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:

  • educational or clinical psychologists
  • practicing psychologists in the field of child development in the public and private sectors
  • PhD students.

Core modules

  • Developmental Psychology and Psychobiology
  • Methodology and Statistics
  • Social Development

Recommended modules

  • Atypical Development
  • Language Development
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