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University of Dundee

Developmental Psychology (MSc)

The programme aims to enable students to pursue and develop an advanced study of research methods in psychology and in particular to address contemporary issues of epistemology, data collection, measurement and data analysis. Students also learn to approach problems in research by critical evaluation of existing psychological paradigms and research literature and to apply this to current theoretical or applied issues in psychology.

Entry requirements

You should hold, or expect to hold a first or second class (normally upper second class) honours degree in Psychology, conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society. All applicants will be assessed and approved by the Course Director and the MSc Board of Studies. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: research foundations; qualitative research methods; advanced quantitative methods; research dissertation; research in practice; developmental psychopathology; reading development and disability; social, emotional and moral development; altered states of consciousness; comparative communication and cognition; health in groups; evolution and behaviour; decision making; gesture, cognition and communication.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by coursework only. Each module is worth 20 credits apart from the research dissertation module which is worth 60 credits. The total number of credits awarded is 180 for an MSc course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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01382 383838