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Child Development

University of California, Davis

12 months
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26544 USD/year
26544 USD/year
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About

The Child Development interdisciplinary program offered by the University of California, Davis, provides an in-depth examination of human behavioral development from infancy through adolescence as a basis for developing new and applying existing knowledge.

Overview

Key facts

The Child Development program offered by the University of California, Davis, provides an in-depth examination of cognitive, biological, and socio-emotional development from infancy through adolescence studied in multiple contexts. The course offerings and research activities of the group are broadly based and draw upon the interests and expertise of faculty members from a variety of departments including anthropology, education, human development, nutrition, pediatrics, psychiatry and psychology. The curriculum provides opportunities to study a wide range of topics such as cross-cultural development, brain and behavior, parenting and nutrition, social-emotional development, language and intellectual development, memory systems, genes and environments, physiological correlates of behavior, and research methods in human growth and development. The curriculum emphasizes a balance of research, theory, methodology, and practical, supervised experience in settings such as early childhood programs, elementary and secondary schools, hospitals, and other facilities serving children and families.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Development 
  • Middle Childhood and Adolescence 
  • Research Issues in Human Development
  • Research Methods in Human Growth and Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended. You will be instructed to upload scanned copies of your transcripts after you have submitted your online application.
  • Personal History
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application, including fee. Information about fee waivers is on the Graduate Studies website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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