University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Psychology of Child Development

Our flexible programme (1 day teaching) is designed to advance your knowledge of child psychology and research skills, and is ideal for graduates in psychology or related subjects and professionals working with children as continued professional development. You'll further your knowledge through a number of exciting taught modules and an independent research project tailored to your individual interests. You'll have access to state-of-the-art research facilities including our specialist Child Observation Suite (COS) which you can utilise as part of your research project. There are opportunities to work to participate in research conferences, peer reviewed publications or work as a research assistant. Our current students regularly publish alongside academics in peer-review journals. Taught modules account for two thirds of the course and focus on psychology in the classroom, understanding how child behaviours impact on their development, and the impact of types of bullying and anti-social behaviour on children. The remainder of the course is based on an advanced project where you will be expected to complete an original piece of empirical research in psychology. Staff members with a range of expertise in child development will supervise your research project, and guest lecture visits is an integral feature of the programme to enhance your learning experience.

Sponsorship information

Home/EU: Standard tuition fee discount applies for UCLan award holders (20 per cent discount). International students: VC Award and early payment bursary apply.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400