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The MSc Psychology of Child Development is designed to advance your knowledge of child psychology and research skills, and is ideal for graduates in Psychology or related subjects and professionals working with children as continued professional development.
You’ll further your knowledge through a number of exciting taught modules and an independent research project tailored to your individual interests. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art research facilities including our specialist Child Observation Suite (COS) which you can utilise as part of your research project. There are opportunities to work to participate in research conferences, peer reviewed publications or work as a research assistant. Our current students regularly publish alongside academics in peer-review journals.
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Students should have a minimum of an upper second class honours degree in Psychology or an equivalent qualification with sufficient psychology content and research skills, including a suitable dissertation/research project, to enable them to undertake the course.
Students with a relevant lower second class honours degree, but showing a good final year performance, including a good quality dissertation/research project, will be considered on an individual basis.
A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent qualifications.
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At the University of Central Lancashire, UCLan, our postgraduate programmes and research opportunities are underpinned by world-leading research, innovative approaches and real-world experience. Based in the heart of North West England, with excellent transport links, we offer state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly and supportive environment.Read more
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