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.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in psychology, or an allied discipline (supported by relevant experience of working with children) or other recognised equivalent qualification. Allied disciplines include childhood studies, behavioural sciences, education, social sciences, and speech or language therapy. Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences and knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters Level in their personal statement. English Language requirements can be found at www.ntu.ac.uk/englishlanguage

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 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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