Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course looks at research in child psychology, focusing on the advanced study of psychological development in children and the implications of psychological theory and research for policy and practice. It is ideal if you would like to start or promote a career working with children in areas such as teaching and social work; it also provides an excellent foundation for pursuing a research career in child/developmental psychology.

Course Modules

Core modules: Applications of psychological research; cognitive and social development; development in typical and atypical populations; methods and statistics; psychology dissertation.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £6,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,700 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £3,520 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,535 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Normally a 2:1 honours degree or above in psychology or a closely related discipline. Students must also be able to demonstrate mathematical competency equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level. A pre-sessional course may be offered if you have a 2:2 honours degree in psychology or in a closely related discipline; or if you have a 2:1 honours degree or above in an unrelated discipline. You must obtain a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check once enrolled. All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 7.0 overall with 7.0 in Writing and 5.5 in the other elements.