Lancaster is one of the largest centres for developmental psychology research in the world. This programme provides students with knowledge of advanced methods, analytical techniques, theories and major findings across a range of areas.
The course is delivered through a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive discussion sessions, direct practical experience of modelling developmental phenomena, plus the gathering, analysing and presentation developmental data.
This course provides ESRC accredited training and is aimed at graduates who wish to progress to a PhD in Developmental Psychology, or seek to boost their research skills en route to clinical or educational psychology training, or for graduates who require additional developmental knowledge to apply to their work environment.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data I
Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data II
Conducting and Presenting Psychological Research
Research Methods in the Study of Infant Development
Psychological Aspects of Advertising
Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
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Part Time (per year):£3,695
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