University of Chester
Family and Child Psychology
This programme focuses on the psycho-social aspects of families and the impact of family systems on the psychological development of children; the programme also offers students the opportunity to study the interface between family and child psychology and social policy and practice.
Minimum of lower 2nd Class Honours degree containing a substantial component of psychology, usually a single or combined Honours psychology degree; consideration is also given to applicants from other social science backgrounds whose 1st degree contains an acceptable component of psychology.
Core modules: Research methods for family and child psychology; child and adolescent development; advanced skills for research and practice; family psychology in society; family lifestyle and transitions; practical skills for research; dissertation.
Students are assessed via coursework and practical-type reports in all modules; a wide range of assessment methods are utilised which are designed to develop research and transferable skills; these may include quantitative/qualitative research reports, dissemination exercises, observational case studies, individual and group presentations, paper reviews, or even a critical book review; there are no formal examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 620 per Credit module (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|