University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Developmental Psychology

The programme delivers the ability to understand human development, prepare research proposals, and undertake original research, analysis and synthesis. Students acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication and the management and analysis of complex data sets. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, workshops, research placements, and hands-on use of state of the art research equipment.

Entry requirements

A UK Bachelor's degree at 2.1 classification or equivalent in psychology or a relevant discipline.

Course modules

The programme is comprised of both compulsory and optional modules: developmental psychology; conceptualising social science research; research methods 1: design and professional skills; research methods 2: advanced methods and research placement; quantitative research methods and statistics or qualitative methods and analysis; research project.

Assessment methods

Modules are primarily assessed by coursework. Coursework includes a literature review, research proposals, and a research project. Students complete a major independent research project under expert supervision.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515