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Education (Psychology and Education) MPhil

Education (Psychology and Education) MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Educational Psychology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This route is intended for applicants who have a background or strong interest in education, have undertaken some previous study of developmental and/or educational psychology, perhaps within their first degree, and now wish to develop their knowledge in this area further. The route offers a well-rounded introduction to areas of psychology relevant to the study of children's development, learning and education, together with more advanced routes examining psychological approaches to particular topics within education. At the end of the route, participants are required to devise and carry out their own research projects on topics in which they have brought or developed a particular interest.

By the end of the programme, students will have: a comprehensive understanding of research techniques, and a thorough knowledge of the literature applicable to their specific educational domain; demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field; shown abilities in the critical evaluation of current research and research techniques and methodologies and demonstrated self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and acted autonomously in the planning and implementation of research.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

10 months

Start date

OCT

Modules

Biological psychology
Individual differences
Developmental psychology
Social psychology
Research methods
Cognitive psychology

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£11,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£27,030

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours Degree.