Developmental and Educational Psychology MSc

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This masters degree will:

  • give you an in-depth knowledge of specialised research skills
  • develop your ability to critically appraise and conduct rigorous research in the field, using a broad range of methods
  • enable you to assess the contribution of psychology to policy goals in a range of societies, and use this framework to evaluate education policies.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • become a skilled and informed member of the developmental and educational psychology research community
  • prepare for a research career in the academic community, the public sector or industry.

Applicants may be eligible to apply for 1+3 funding from the Economic and Social Resea…

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This masters degree will:

  • give you an in-depth knowledge of specialised research skills
  • develop your ability to critically appraise and conduct rigorous research in the field, using a broad range of methods
  • enable you to assess the contribution of psychology to policy goals in a range of societies, and use this framework to evaluate education policies.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • become a skilled and informed member of the developmental and educational psychology research community
  • prepare for a research career in the academic community, the public sector or industry.

Applicants may be eligible to apply for 1+3 funding from the Economic and Social Research Council via the Bloomsbury Doctoral Training Centre.

Who is this programme for?

Psychology graduates who would like to pursue a research career either in academia or the public or private sectors, or progress to professional training in educational or clinical psychology.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree from an approved university with at least 60 credits in core areas of psychology or equivalent. If you did not study psychology as part of your first degree, you may enter via the Graduate Certificate in Psychology programme.

Core topics


  • Core topics in psychology of education
  • Cognitive development and learning
  • Developmental psychology and psychobiology
  • Personality and social psychology
  • Social development
  • Methodology and statistics
  • Qualitative analysis.

How are you assessed?

By coursework and one two-hour unseen examination, plus a 12,000-word dissertation.

Attendance

Face-to-face daytime and evening sessions.

Where do our students go?

Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:

  • PhD students
  • educational psychologists
  • researchers in the public and private sectors.

Recommended modules

  • Cognitive Development and Learning
  • Core Topics in the Psychology of Education
  • Developmental Psychology and Psychobiology
  • Methodology and Statistics
  • Personality and Social Psychology in Education
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Social Development
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