12 months
23300 GBP/year
9730 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice programme from University of York combines theoretical grounding in development and its disorders with practical experience in clinical assessment and diagnosis. You will focus on on dyslexia, developmental language disorder, autism, ADHD, and dyscalculia.

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Combining perspectives from cognitive psychology, developmental cognitive neuroscience, and applied clinical and educational practice, you'll look at topical issues such as co-morbidity between disorders, and the implications of cognitive disorders for children’s mental health. 

Careers and skills

This Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice programme from University of York  will enhance your transferable skills as well as the skills required for careers in a range of industries. For example, you’ll learn a variety of research techniques that can be applied to development and disorders and how to apply them; as well as carrying out extensive independent research. Our graduates go on to complete PhDs typically in psychology or neuropsychology. Others go on to pursue careers in Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Speech Language Therapy or find work as Assistant Psychologists and Research Assistants. 

The Department's Employability Coordinator works closely with the University Careers Service, which offers our students an additional range of career and recruitment events, skills sessions and one-to-one advice.

Career opportunities

  • Child psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • PhD research
  • Human resources
  • Social work
  • Systems analysis
  • Market research
  • Media
  • Finance
  • Management consultancy
  • Teaching
  • Advertising
  • Statistics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design & Statistics
  • Education Neuroscience
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
  • Clinical Practice for Developmental Disorders 
  • Clinical Research Methods
  • Developmental Neuroscience 
  • Treatment of Developmental Disorders 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in Psychology or a related discipline such as Education, Linguistics or Speech and Language Therapy

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

    9730 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9730 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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.

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