Developmental Science MA

Developmental Science MA

Master degree
12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: October
International tuition: £15,200
Domestic tuition: £9,450

Program overview

You will explore child development from diverse theoretical and applied perspectives and get an introduction to the biology of development through the study of genetics and developmental cognitive neuroscience. The degree combines Birkbeck’s strengths in biological, social and applied developmental research methods to provide you with an integrated understanding of child development. You will have the opportunity to interact with world-class researchers in developmental science and attend research seminars organised by the Department and a number of other local research centres and institutes. Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck were ranked fifth in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), and we achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to research of world-leading quality. Psychological research at Birkbeck was ranked fifth in the world in a category of the Best Global Universities Rankings 2016, an important and influential index of research quality.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
To be considered for direct entry to a Master's degree at Birkbeck, you will normally be required to have successfully completed a Bakalavr/Specialist Diploma from a recognised university with a minimum final grade of 3.5 for programmes requiring a UK 2:2

Career opportunities

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.

Campus location

London , United Kingdom

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