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  Cognitive Development and Disorders - MSc

University of Leeds    School of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Cognitive Development and Disorders at the University of Leeds. This programme delves deep into the realms of cognitive functioning, exploring its evolution from childhood to old age, and the challenges faced by diverse populations. Through a multidisciplinary approach encompassing psychology, neuroscience, and gerontology, you will gain a profound understanding of cognitive development and its disorders. The course offers a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, equipping you with advanced research skills and the ability to implement innovative techniques in cognitive assessment. Taught by esteemed experts actively engaged in cutting-edge research, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including EEG equipment and research laboratories. With a focus on independent learning and co-creation, this programme nurtures your academic curiosity and hones your critical thinking abilities. To qualify, a 2:1 honours degree in psychology or a related field with research methods training is required. Join us and unlock a world of opportunities in research, clinical practice, and educational psychology.

About the course

This course combines psychological theory and application to the study of cognitive functioning, its development through childhood and ageing, and its deficits encountered across disordered populations.

While studying with us, you'll draw on theory from multiple perspectives including cognitive, clinical, health, educational, biological, and social psychology, along with neuropsychology, neuroscience, and gerontology.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in psychology or a discipline containing a substantial amount of psychology and research methods training. In addition, successful applicants will normally have at least a UK upper second class grade or equivalent in research methods-related modules taken as part of their undergraduate degree.


UK: £13,500 (Total)
International: £31,000 (Total)

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