University of Surrey
Developmental Psychology in Research and Practice
Our School of Psychology is one of the largest, most active and forward thinking postgraduate training departments in the UK. Our innovative MSc Developmental Psychology in Research and Practice programme, taught by leading academics, draws on our significant teaching and research strengths in infant and child development, and in mental health across people's lives. Applying developmental theory to a range of professional settings, the programme combines academic and practical learning through a unique blend of taught modules and an integrated professional placement in developmental psychology. On our MSc Developmental Psychology in Research and Practice programme, you'll study typical and atypical development from infancy to old age, including cutting-edge research and 'hot topics' in developmental psychology. You'll explore different approaches to studying developmental processes, including a range of theories, methods, and practical issues of conducting research or working with individuals at different developmental stages. You'll learn about mental health issues across people's lives, and evaluate therapeutic interventions for a range of developmental difficulties. You'll gain significant professional experience through a supported placement in a developmental psychology setting, giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market and preparing you for further study. Your placements could take place in clinical, educational, social care or research settings, letting you develop the skills you need for your career, as well as building your transferable skills and your ability to reflect on and improve your practice.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||GU2 7XH||South East|
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