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 degree in Developmental Sciences at Birkbeck, University of London 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 MA focuses on enabling you to reflect critically on existing knowledge.
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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.
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