UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Child Development

This programme provides a high-quality education in the main theories, methods, and findings of psychological research relating to child development. The programme aims to enable independent learning and an approach to developmental psychology that is both informed and critical. You will understand the role of statistical tests in the testing and development of hypotheses and theories.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, either in psychology or a related subject, that has been accredited by the British Psychological Society; or, a minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree that contains at least 60 credits (excluding year 1) in the 5 core areas of psychology (biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, personalities and individual differences and social psychology).

Course modules

Core modules: developmental psychology; methodology and statistics; social development. Options: Atypical development; language development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework involving exercices in statistics and methodology, and extended pieces of writing on set topics as well as the report/discussion.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Variable - 4 years

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100