Psychological Research Methods (Child Development)

Psychological Research Methods (Child Development)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,950
Domestic tuition: £8,500

Program overview

This MSc is taught by the expert team of psychologists specialising in early childhood development. Its aim is to train you in how to conduct research into child development. This course is suitable for graduates in psychology or related subjects, as well as professionals working with children as part of their continued professional development. Teaching is grounded in practice with input from social psychologists, health psychologists, neuropsychologists and primatologists. As well as a month-long placement, you will also benefit from hands-on learning through our in-house playgroup, which is integral to teaching and research on the MSc. You’ll be based in a dedicated MSc office at the university. You’ll also have an academic supervisor who support and guides your development, including your research dissertation project.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each sub-skill; IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.

Career opportunities

This course is designed for those going on to do further research in developmental psychology and careers where a knowledge of developmental research is beneficial. The research placement enables you to gain direct experience tailored to your career aspirations and the dissertation allows you to carry out extensive research into a chosen aspect of child development.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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