Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Applied Child Psychology

This course combines an in-depth critical evaluation of current theory pertaining to psychological development in children and adolescents with advanced training in relevant research methods. The implications of psychological theory for policy and practice in various areas, including education, clinical and social contexts are also considered. This an ideal course for anyone wanting a career that involves working with children or for those interested in securing a doctoral training place in educational psychology.

Course modules

Modules may include: The Child in Context: Understanding Atypical Development; Social and Cognitive Development in Children; Research Skills for Working with Children; Observational Methods; Clinical Aspects of Behavioural Disorders; Child Psychology Specialist Essay; Child Psychology Research Project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework, essays, examinations, laboratory reports, literature reviews, and a research project.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Master's courses. These include: the School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 6,625 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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