M.Sc. On Campus

Developmental Sciences (Part-Time)

Birkbeck, University of London

24 months
8550 GBP/year
5250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Master's degree in Developmental Sciences (Part-Time) offered by Birkbeck, University of London is designed to give you an understanding of the role of the child’s environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


In this Master's degree in Developmental Sciences (Part-Time) offered by Birkbeck, University of London you will explore the interaction of biology and social factors in the context of atypical developmental paths, such as those observed in dyslexia, autism and other developmental disorders.

The Master Programme in Developmental Sciences from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics is designed for graduates from psychology and related disciplines who seek to deepen their understanding of cutting-edge contemporary research in developmental science, as well as established practitioners and policy-makers wishing to update their training. The MSc focuses on enabling you to carry out empirical research at postgraduate level.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in psychology, health or social work, education and policy development. Possible professions may include psychologist, counsellor, or researcher. This degree may also be useful in becoming a further education lecturer.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Child Development in a Social Context
  • Critical Book Review
  • Development Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Families
  • Generic Research Skills
  • Genetics of Development
  • Qualitative Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in psychology, cognitive science, education, behavioural sciences or relevant discipline. 
  • Relevant professional experience of childhood and development may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5250 GBP per year during 24 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Developmental Sciences (Part-Time)
Birkbeck, University of London


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings