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Developmental Psychology in Action

Middlesex University

12 months
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14800 GBP/year
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About

This Developmental Psychology in Action MSc at the Middlesex University will equip you to critically evaluate contemporary theory and research in developmental psychology and consider areas of application to real-world settings. You will gain a critical understanding of the spectrum of child development, including issues concerning core and extended topics covered in developmental psychopathology.

Overview

Why study MSc Developmental Psychology in Action at Middlesex University?

This Developmental Psychology in Action MSc at the Middlesex University will equip you with the skills to engage critically with the core theory and research in developmental psychology and psychopathology, while providing a critical understanding of the relationship between theory, research and practice. You'll gain the skills to work effectively with the developmental population, particularly in teaching learning and education, mental health, health and community settings, and for further postgraduate training.

Focusing on key issues, theories and topical research in relation to the application of developmental psychology to real-world settings, this course is uniquely cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary.

You will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research, including the baby lab (dedicated to infant research), with observation facilities, AV digital support, sound-isolating booth and Tobii eye-tracking.

This programme is ideally suited to those who may wish to extend their research interests to doctoral level or who work in developmental settings. This course also has step-off points at Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate levels.

Course Highlights

  • Gain a unique focus on the application of developmental psychology knowledge to real-world settings
  • Benefit from the expertise of our teaching staff who are leading researchers in developmental psychology, neuroscience and quantitative research
  • Carry out an original research project in the field of developmental psychology
  • As a student of this programme, you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Career Opportunities

It is particularly targeted at individuals wishing to pursue careers with the developmental population, particularly child practitioners, cognitive neuropsychological assessment, mental health services, health and community settings, teaching and education, as well as academic research and other related real-world settings requiring further PG training (e.g. paediatric clinical neuropsychology, PhD).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics and Applied Issues in Developmental and Educational Psychology 
  • Developmental Disorders and Psychopathology 
  • Developmental Neuroscience 
  • Trauma Impacts and Interventions 
  • Research: Practice & Reporting 
  • Neuropsychology 
  • Open Science

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an upper second-class honours degree 2:1 or above in a Psychology or related discipline
  • Applicants without such qualifications but with relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Successful DBS check may be required before completing research with participants under 18

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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