University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Social and Developmental Psychology

The course introduces students to a range of issues, provides them with opportunities to conduct a substantial piece of research, and allows them to obtain more intensive training in either social or developmental psychology. All students take formal courses on: contemporary issues in social and developmental psychology, research methods, techniques, and issues, and basic statistical techniques. Alongside these course-based activities, students begin working on research projects; students also take a course in psychometrics, obtain more advanced and specialised research methods training, attend more specialised lecture modules, and continue with their independent research projects.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in psychology (or a related subject) at a recognised university, achieving the equivalent of a high 2.1 (B) grade; strong research proposal; evidence of excellent research skills; enthusiastic references; applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 7.5.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,388 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 20,535 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,388 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,388 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,388 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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