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MSc - Master of Science
Science Developmental Psychology
This MSc in Developmental Science combines research methods training with in-depth study of the subject as a whole. It will allow you to gain hands-on experience of key research methods including eye-tracking, EEG, and other experimental techniques used for working with children.
Combining research methodology training with in-depth study at the cutting edge of the field, our Developmental Science Master’s programme will give you real, nuanced insight into developmental science.
On the MSc Developmental Science, you’ll advance your skills in one of current psychology’s fastest-moving and most fundamental areas. A tailored research placement will see you gain and further hone your research skills.
You can complete the course in one year full-time or over two years part-time. It is ideal if you are a high-calibre graduate in psychology or a related discipline who is looking to develop the specific methodological and analytical skills essential to developmental science.
This is a great choice if you are preparing for a PhD in the subject (including EdPsy), or aim to pursue a career with a research element.
This MSc in Developmental Science combines research methods training with in-depth study of the subject as a whole. It will allow you to gain hands-on experience of key research methods such as eye-tracking, EEG, NIRS, and other experimental techniques used for working with infants and children.
You will attain an in-depth understanding of human development and also develop the skills needed to prepare research proposals and undertake your own original research, analysis and synthesis. In addition, you will acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication, and in the analysis of complex data sets.
One of our programme’s key strengths is the opportunity to experience modern psychological research methods first hand. This includes a research placement, tailored to the specific skills you need to further your research goals.
The programme’s core modules will give you a solid grounding in the subject’s key areas. Optional modules can be chosen according to your specific interests.
The course builds to a substantial piece of Master’s research, undertaken with the supervision of active researchers in the field. Before applying, you are welcome to contact our academics to discuss the topics you’re interested in researching.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students need to have: Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent in Psychology or related degree including, for example, medicine, neuroscience or biological science.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a world-renowned university known for its high standard across both taught and research postgraduate courses. Based in Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, the university has an excellent international reputation for the high standard of its research output. UEA is home to over 15,000 students, of which around 25% are postgraduate students. UEA is part of one of the biggest research communities in Europe...more