University of Reading

University of Reading

Development and Psychopathology

* Benefit from excellent resources for teaching and research in developmental psychopathology * Join a School whose NHS-partnered clinics and training centres offer research placement opportunities * Develop a lifespan perspective on psychological disorders and study the science of development from infancy through adolescence to older age * Hone your analytical ability, methods awareness and critical thinking **Psychology at Reading** Our programmes enable you to complement your postgraduate study of psychology through a number of NHS-partnered clinics, professional training centres and research placements in neuroscience, developmental psychopathology and clinical research. The Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics provides access to state-of-the art technology and expertise in cognitive and computational neuroscience. We also have facilities for experimental and observational research, including a number of specialist laboratories. These include virtual reality, ageing, infant vision, infant language, auditory perception, body kinematics, psychophysiology, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and electroencephalogram (EEG). We provide excellence in research training for both specialist and transferable skills. Our degrees take a modern approach to the practice of psychology, and you take mandatory modules in a range of analytics methods. You will benefit from the many collaborative ventures of staff and from their involvement with national and international research projects, professional societies and funding bodies, as well as opportunities to participate in academic dissemination, such as conferences and scientific journals.

Entry requirements

MSc: Due to the popularity of our programmes and the restricted numbers we are able to accept, we would recommend applying as early as possible to avoid disappointment. You are normally required to have obtained a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in psychology or a related discipline (for example, cognitive neuroscience). Your degree should reflect psychology as a scientific discipline and have included the study of brain and behaviour. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Research methods and transferable skills in psychology * Data collection and analysis 1 & 2 * Applying qualitative methods in psychological research * Methods in developmental psychology * Development of psychopathology Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,760 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,410 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 18,760 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 8,410 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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