University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Psychology and Education

This course is intended for applicants who have a background in education, have undertaken some previous study of developmental and educational psychology, perhaps within their 1st degree, and now wish to develop their knowledge in this area further; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant subject; American Bachelor degree, GPA 3.5-4.00; those whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0; interview.

Course modules

Introductory level: developmental, cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience; historical and conceptual issues in psychology; social psychology and individual differences; 2 advanced modules: biological, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of learning; enhancing learning and behaviour in the school context.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.

Sponsorship information

Some ESRC studentships may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 9,960 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 20,109 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MEd Part-time £ 2,140 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 7,098 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606