Birkbeck, University of London
This degree is designed to give you an understanding of the role of the child's environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. You will explore the interaction of biology and social factors in the context of atypical developmental paths, such as those observed in dyslexia, autism and other developmental disorders. The programme is designed for graduates from psychology and related disciplines who seek to deepen their understanding of cutting-edge contemporary research in developmental science, as well as established practitioners and policy-makers wishing to update their training. The course focuses on enabling you to reflect critically on existing knowledge.
8 core modules, and a 10,000-word dissertation: a piece of empirical research or advanced quantitative analyses under the supervision of experienced staff. Core modules: Advanced Quantitative Methods; Child Development in a Social Context; Critical Book Review; Development Cognitive Neuroscience; Families; Generic Research Skills; Genetics of Development; MSc Psychology Research Dissertation; Qualitative Methods .
Five 2500-word coursework essays, presentations and 1 unseen examination. Advanced Quantitative Methods is assessed by 5 statistics worksheets.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 9,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 15,225 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2018||GBP 9,525 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 4,775 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2018||GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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