Developmental Disorders MSc
This MSc promotes knowledge of developmental psychology with a focus on atypical development across the lifespan. Through taught modules you will acquire advanced knowledge of the theories and major findings in this field, and develop expertise in the methods and analytic techniques used in research. The dissertation is an important component of the course, in which you will develop your own original psychological research project under expert supervision. This course provides ESRC accredited research training.
This course is aimed at graduates wishing to enter an applied or research career in developmental disabilities, and is beneficial for students who wish to progress to a PhD in clinical, educational, or experimental psychology. It is also suited to those who wish to boost their research skills en route to, or after, behavioural therapy or clinical or educational psychology training.
Compulsory modules:Conducting and Presenting Psychological ResearchDevelopmental DisordersDevelopmental PsychologyResearch DissertationStatistics for Psychological Research
(Choose from topics in the following areas, courses vary year-to-year)Applied Aspects of PsychologyCognitive PsychologyDevelopmental PsychologyNeuroscienceSocial Psychology
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For Entry: 2015
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
Entry Requirements: Normally upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Psychology or a related discipline.
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Assessment: Coursework and dissertation.
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
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