Developmental Psychology, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    18100
    Tuition (Year)
    7390
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #137 ,
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.
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About

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.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Dissertation

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data I

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data II

    • Conducting and Presenting Psychological Research

    • Developmental Psychology

    Optional

    • Research Methods in the Study of Infant Development

    • Developmental Disorders

    • Literature review

    • 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Psychology or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 18100 International
  • GBP 7390 EU/EEA

Part Time (per year):£3,695

Funding

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