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Child Psychology

Kingston University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
14900 GBP/year
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About

The Child Psychology course at Kingston University looks at research in child psychology, focusing on the advanced study of psychological development in children and the implications of psychological theory and research for policy and practice. It is ideal if you would like to start or promote a career working with children in areas such as teaching and social work.

Overview

What will you study?

Taught by researchers active in the field of child psychology, the Child Psychology course at Kingston University has a strong research focus, and you will be encouraged to approach empirical research critically. You will study four, year-long, 30-credit modules, including three core modules and one option module, plus a 60-credit dissertation.

You will be introduced to the theories of child psychology, considering them in relation to the real world, and will cover the empirical research and theories of developmental psychology, focusing on implications for policy and practice. You will also study the application of developmental psychology to social policy, such as social issues, education and school issues and health, and the factors influencing the development of children's relationships. You will consider both typical and atypical development, including a range of developmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, etc. Your dissertation enables you to study an area of interest in depth and gain valuable research skills.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Applications of Psychological Research
  • Cognitive and Social Development
  • Development in Typical and Atypical Populations
  • Methods and Statistics for MSc Psychology
  • Psychology Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2:1 honours degree or above in psychology or a closely related discipline.
  • Students must also be able to demonstrate mathematical competency equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level.
  • A pre-sessional course may be offered if you have a 2:2 honours degree in psychology or in a closely related discipline; or if you have a 2:1 honours degree or above in an unrelated discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Home and European Union:
  • MSc part time:  £5,060
Overseas (not EU):
  • MSc part time: £8,195

Funding

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Child Psychology
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