What Will You Study

This MSc focuses on atypical development across the lifespan, and benefits from our developmental psychology research centre being one of the most prominent in the world.

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. This course provides ESRC-accredited research training.

The 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.