Postgraduate Child Psychology degrees

Child Psychology is the perfect course of study for those interested in the cognitive process behind the way in which children relate to and develop their understanding of the world around them. There’s a number of courses available from the year long MSc to the DEdPsy which takes approximately 3 years.

41 universities in the UK offer 76 postgraduate child psychology degrees.

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Psychology for Education Professionals MSc

Psychology for Education Professionals MSc

Students study the fundamental theories and principles in educational and child psychology and how they are applied in practice. Students have the opportunity to research areas of interest, acquire new...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF ROEHAMPTON

(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree

Emotional Factors in Learning and Teaching (Counselling Aspects) PgDip

Emotional Factors in Learning and Teaching (Counselling Aspects) PgDip

The programme is designed as career development training for teachers and other staff in nursery, infant, primary, secondary and special education, as well as universities and other institutions of further...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON

Helen Mitchell - Department Overview
(3.8)
  • 3 years Part time degree

Developmental Psychology and Disability Studies MA

Developmental Psychology and Disability Studies MA

The programme is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with...Read more

LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY

Nicholas Almond - Department Overview
(3.9)
  • 36 months Part time degree: £1333 per year (UK/EU)

Developmental Sciences MSc

Developmental Sciences MSc

This degree is designed to give you an understanding of the role of the child’s environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. You will explore the interaction...Read more

BIRKBECK, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

(4.8)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: £4975 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8950 per year (UK/EU)
Modules
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods- Core
  • Child Development in a Social Context- Core
  • Development Cognitive Neuroscience- Core
  • Family Studies (15 Credits) - Core
  • Generic Research Skills- Core
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Applied Child Psychology MSc

Applied Child Psychology MSc

This course combines an in-depth critical evaluation of current theory pertaining to psychological development in children and adolescents with advanced training in relevant research methods. ...Read more

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NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

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(5)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2755 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5510 per year (UK/EU)

Child Psychology MSc

Child Psychology MSc

This course looks at applied research in child psychology; it focuses on the advanced study of psychological development with regard to children and the implications of psychological theory and research...Read more

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY

(3.8)
  • 1 - 2 years Part time degree: £2950 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5900 per year (UK/EU)

Child and Adolescent Psychology MSc

Child and Adolescent Psychology MSc

This programme will help students to develop an in-depth understanding of current issues in child and adolescent psychology and provides a robust training in advanced statistics and research methods which...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

(3.5)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £6250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £3125 per year (UK/EU)

Developmental Psychology MSc

Developmental Psychology MSc

The programme focuses mainly on the social and cognitive development of children. The programme produces students who are critical and independent thinkers with specialist knowledge of the social, cognitive,...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN

(4.2)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £ 38 per credit point (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6880 per year (UK/EU)

Applied Educational Psychology DAppEdPsy

Applied Educational Psychology DAppEdPsy

This is a research degree that holds approval from the regulatory body, the Health and Care Professions Council; the location of the course within the School of Psychology provides students with a deeper...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

(4.7)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Educational Psychology MSc

Educational Psychology MSc

The MSc in Educational Psychology is designed to help you work effectively as an educational psychologist with young people, teachers, parents and other professionals. This course, together with the Stage...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

(3.3)
  • 24 months Full time degree: £9800 per year (UK/EU)

Developmental Psychology MSc

Developmental Psychology MSc

The programme focuses on questions such as: What psychological changes occur during infancy, childhood and adolescence? What psychological processes drive the development of children? Why are children...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT

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(3.8)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2625 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5250 per year (UK/EU)

Educational Psychology DEdPsy

Educational Psychology DEdPsy

The curriculum covers the following 6 themes: Research methods in educational psychology; processes and methods of assessment; the psychology of learning: managing change; the psychology of behaviour:...Read more

CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

Researching Psychology - options & requirements
(2)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice PgDip

Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice PgDip

This programme aims to encourage an integrated understanding of child development and a range of childhood disorders, and to give students an opportunity to apply this understanding in a clinical setting,...Read more

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree

Psychology of Child Development MSc

Psychology of Child Development MSc

Our flexible programme (1 day teaching) is designed to advance your knowledge of child psychology and research skills, and is ideal for graduates in psychology or related subjects and professionals working...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE

(4.7)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £ 525 per module (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5000 per year (UK/EU)

Applied Psychology (Healthcare) for Children and Young People MSc

Applied Psychology (Healthcare) for Children and Young People MSc

This course which aims to train psychology graduates in the range of skills and competencies essential for the delivery of tier 2 psychological assessments and interventions in a range of services for...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

(4.3)
  • 1 year Online degree: £9650 per year (UK/EU)

Child and Family Psychology MSc

Child and Family Psychology MSc

The course combines research methods training with the study of children and families, their development, roles and social contexts, in order to prepare students to undertake a research project on a child...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA UEA

(3.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3000 per year (UK/EU)

Educational Psychology DEdPsy

Educational Psychology DEdPsy

This course is aimed at applicants who are interested in reflecting on different elements of their professional career whilst contributing to the development of evidence, practice and policy in their professional field. ...Read more

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

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(5)
  • 36 months Part time degree

Adult/Adolescent to Child Psychotherapy Conversion Course: Diploma in Integrative Child Psychotherapy

Adult/Adolescent to Child Psychotherapy Conversion Course: Diploma in Integrative Child Psychotherapy

Two years part-time (leading to registration as a Child Psychotherapist with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)  About the Conversion Course This course is a must for health professionals...Read more

INSTITUTE FOR ARTS IN THERAPY AND EDUCATION (THE)

  • 2 years Part time degree: £7200 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £7705 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £7920 full course fees (UK/EU)

Developmental Psychology and Education MA

Developmental Psychology and Education MA

The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education. This programme is part of the ‘Interdisciplinary Studies in Education suite and offers...Read more

LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY

Nicholas Almond - Department Overview
(3.9)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £4500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 36 months Part time degree: £1500 per year (UK/EU)

Developmental Sciences MA

Developmental Sciences MA

This degree is designed to give you an understanding of the role of the child’s environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. You will explore the interaction...Read more

BIRKBECK, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

(4.8)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: £3975 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6950 per year (UK/EU)
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