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  MSc Developmental Psychology

University of Lincoln    School of Psychology

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Award winner
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Developmental Psychology programme at the University of Lincoln. This prestigious course delves deep into the intricate realms of social, emotional, and cognitive development across all life stages. As a student, you will benefit from the School of Psychology's esteemed reputation in developmental psychology, with a focus on cutting-edge research areas such as cognitive development, language acquisition, and human-animal interaction. The programme's flexible structure allows for in-depth exploration through a blend of lectures, seminars, workshops, and independent study. Engage with fellow students from related Master's programmes, enhancing your postgraduate experience. Access state-of-the-art facilities including the Lincoln Infant and Child Development Lab, where you can conduct hands-on research using advanced equipment. Entry requirements are inclusive, welcoming applicants with a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree and relevant experience. Whether you choose full-time or part-time study, this programme equips you with the expertise to pursue diverse career opportunities in hospitals, schools, and NGOs. Elevate your career prospects and academic pursuits with the MSc Developmental Psychology programme.

About the course

This programme is designed for graduates who are keen to grow their knowledge in various areas of developmental psychology.

Welcome to MSc Developmental Psychology

The MSc Developmental Psychology focuses on social, emotional, and cognitive aspects of development across the life-span (children, adolescents, young adults, older adults), and is designed for graduates who want to expand their knowledge in several different areas of development while also acquiring a specialism in this area.

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Entry Requirements

The admissions criteria for the programme are a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree and the equivalent to a C in GCSE maths. Applicants with non-standard entry requirements will also be considered, including those with relevant experience (for example, mature students with work experience). These applicants will be requested for additional information to assess their aptitude for the programme and are invited for interview.

Applicants may be interviewed before they are accepted on the course, to make sure that they are suitable for the course. Students can study this programme either full-time (one year), or part-time (normally two years).


For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs.

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