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Psychology of Child & Adolescent Development MSc


York St John University School of Psychological & Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 years full-time | 2 years part-time

About the course

Learn about developmental, emotional and behavioural problems, relationships in childhood and adolescence, and cognitive development in the context of legal, health and educational settings.

You will receive advanced training in psychological research methods and culminate your studies through an extended research project relevant to human development. The content and format of the paper should be suitable for publication in an academic journal in the field.

The transferable skills you will gain through this programme include data collection and analysis, research design, decision making, critical thinking and presentation skills.

The programme is structured to provide in-depth knowledge and skills specifically in the psychology of child and adolescent development. It provides excellent

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally have a 2:1 in Psychology or a closely related discipline, although in cases where exceptional performance on the final year project, mitigating circumstances, or relevant employment can be demonstrated, applicants may be considered who have a 2:2.

Applicants whose first degree is not in psychology will be accepted on a case-by-case basis to ensure that they have covered sufficient levels of psychology and research methods during their first degree.

A satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure is also required as a condition of acceptance onto the course.


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