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What will I learn?

This course is ideal if you are interested in careers working with children and young people. You will gain an in-depth understanding of current issues in child and adolescent psychology and learn to apply this theory to real-life settings by undertaking a placement. You will also conduct a substantial piece of research in child and adolescent psychology and choose from one of three optional modules.

For those looking for a research career in developmental psychology, our teaching staff are active researchers in their fields. You will receive training in advanced statistics and research methods which will prepare you for further postgraduate research. We have well-equipped facilities and laboratories and pride ourselves on combining high-quality teaching with world-class research.

Your training in applying cutting-edge developmental theory and research to real-life settings will enable you to pursue careers working with children and adolescents. You will also be able to pursue careers in research and be well-placed to undertake doctoral study.

Which department am I in?

School of Human Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (14,85,470) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

Old Royal Naval College,

King William Walk,

London,

Greenwich,

SE10 9LS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to our Master's programmes, you will need to have met the following: Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA 2.8 for UK 2:2 OR with a minimum GPA 3 for UK 2:1. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For some postgraduate taught courses, you need: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

An honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) from a psychology programme accredited by the BPS Or An honours degree in psychology or equivalent subject (normally a 2:1 or above) and successful completion of a research methods assessment. IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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