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Developmental Psychology (Interdisciplinary Studies) MA

Developmental Psychology (Interdisciplinary Studies) MA

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Full time | Hope Park | 12 months | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

OCT

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Developmental Psychology Social Sciences / Humanities / Culture Teaching / Training

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Developmental Psychology block is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The block aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education.

This block is part of the ‘Interdisciplinary Studies in Education’ suite of research-informed Masters provision. It offers each student a choice of awards that means they can tailor the available provision to their own research interests.

By studying at Liverpool Hope University, you will be joining an academic community with a strong record in educational research. You will study in a supportive learning environment and be encouraged to develop your own research profile.

CAREERS

You will be able to structure your award to enhance your personal interests, career specific opportunities and potential for promotion to senior management and leadership. It will enable you to evaluate adults' and children's learning through research and postgraduate study. For qualified teachers, this course will enhance opportunities to move beyond the threshold and become an 'excellent teacher'.

Students completing the MA will also be well placed to go on to a doctorate (EdD or PhD) at Liverpool Hope.

Modules

The module will explore contemporary theoretical approaches within developmental psychology. It will be covering biological, cognitive, social cognitive, neuro-cognitive, social and emotional areas development. The module will also be both research informed with a specific focus on the inter-relationships with classic and contemporary research paradigms within infancy and and childhood development and current theorising. A range of research outcomes relating to deep critical awareness of current theoretical and methodological advances in developmental psychology and how these impact on current views of child development will be central to this module.
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more

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