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M.Sc. On Campus

Child Development

Keele University

12 months
16500 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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The MSc in Child Development from Keele University is designed to prepare psychology graduates for the next stage of their career in research or applied areas of psychology.

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Keele has a vibrant, well-established and ever-expanding community of researchers in child development. Students will benefit from their expertise across a wide range of areas including child social development (e.g. bullying and peer relationships), child cognitive development (e.g. theory of mind, attention in autism and ADHD) and education (e.g. girls and science and enhancing collaborative learning in the classroom).

Child Development  students from Keele University are made to feel part of this research culture both through the formal modules and through involvement in research seminars and meetings. Students become members of the new Children and Young People’s Research Network.

Key Features of Your MSc Programme in Psychology Will Include:

  • Strong focus on your personal skills development throughout the course to help you pursue your career goals
  • Opportunities to pursue your personal interests with expert support
  • A broad range of research methods training to maximise your employability skills
  • Small group specialist teaching in your chosen field from research-active tutors
  • A large cohort of MSc students sharing the core modules provides a lively and supportive peer community


Many of our MSc graduates go on to take up positions working with children and young people, register for professional psychology training (e.g. educational psychology) or a PhD in psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Contemporary Research in Psychology
  • Advanced Research Skills and Design
  • Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Research Apprenticeship in Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Cognitive Neuroscience Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is open to graduates with a first or upper second-class degree in psychology (or a cognate discipline with some psychology study) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK -  PT £4,675

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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