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About

The MSc Developmental Psychology from University of Lincoln focuses on the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, and is designed for graduates who want to expand their knowledge in several different areas of child development while also acquiring a specialism in this area.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The School of Psychology has a growing reputation as a centre of expertise in developmental psychology, with research expertise in cognitive development, language acquisition, autism, motor development, and human-animal interaction. Research in the School is finding immediate real-world applications. For example, studies into the misinterpretation of canine facial expressions have led to a prevention tool to reduce instances of children being bitten by dogs.

Students may have access to the specialist Lincoln Infant and Child Development Lab, which is equipped with facilities for preferential looking, listening, and eye-tracking, as well as a motor lab and other research facilities for examining aspects of child development.

Career and Personal Development

Specialists in developmental psychology work in a range of areas that value expertise in child development, including hospital and care settings, schools, social services, and children’s services. The MSc Developmental Psychology from University of Lincoln can also provide an ideal springboard for further study such as a PhD in Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Internship 

  • Advanced Research Methods in Psychology
  • Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology 
  • Brain, Behaviour and Lifespan Development
  • MSc Thesis 
  • Research Methods and Assessments in Developmental Psychology 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please allow enough time for your application to be considered prior to the start date.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
Lower Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MSc programme is open to students with at least a 2:2 at undergraduate level. Students with non-standard entry requirements may also be considered, based on transcript results, previous qualifications, or relevant experience.
  • Applicants may be interviewed before they are accepted on the course, to make sure that they are suitable for the course. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £43 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £89 per credit point

Funding

A new system of postgraduate loans  for Master's courses has been introduced in the UK. Under the new scheme individuals will be able to borrow up to £10,609 for the purpose of completing an eligible postgraduate Master's qualification.

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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