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Developmental and Educational Psychology

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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23300 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

This Developmental and Educational Psychology programme offered at the University College London (UCL) offers a comprehensive research training in developmental and educational psychology. It is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council and can lead to further study at doctoral level.

Overview

Students will develop in-depth knowledge of specialised research skills, and be able to use a broad range of methods to critically appraise and conduct rigorous research in the field. Students learn how to assess the contribution of psychology to policy goals and how to evaluate education policies.

Teaching and learning

This programme is delivered through a combination of lectures by UCL Institute of Education academic staff and guest speakers, group work, discussion, and computer workshops giving hands-on practice. 

Assessment is through coursework. Coursework involves small exercices conducted throughout the module, critiques of set research articles, extended pieces of writing on set topics, and the dissertation.

Careers

Graduates of this  Developmental and Educational Psychology programme offered at the University College London (UCL) are currently working as researchers in the public and private sectors or are engaged in PhD study.

Employability

This programme provides valuable preparation either for doctoral study or for a research career in the academic community, the public sector or in industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methodology and Statistics
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Personality and Social Psychology or Cognitive Development and Learning 
  • Social Development or Core Topics in Psychology of Education 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, either in psychology or a related subject, that has been accredited by the British Psychological Society.
Or:
  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree that contains at least 60 credits (excluding year one) in the five core areas of psychology (Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personalities and Individual Differences and Social Psychology).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £6,250
  • International: £14,250

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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