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Masters degrees in Developmental Psychology involve advanced study of the ways in which psychological processes change over a person’s lifetime, from infancy through to old age.
Related subjects include Developmental Cognitive Science, and Applied Developmental Psychology. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Psychology, Sociology or Child Development Studies.
Developmental psychologists work with individuals and groups of all ages. They examine social, emotional and cognitive development, supporting neurotypical individuals and people with developmental disorders.
Courses in this field encourage you to explore society from a psychological perspective, understanding and theorising how external influences impact internal functions and development. For example, you might examine how certain learning disorders develop from childhood, and why some disorders can be resolved with age, while others can’t.
Typical careers in this field include roles in counselling, therapy and social work. This may involve working with individuals in inpatient contexts, with families and community centres, or in probation and rehabilitation services.
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