Psychology of Childhood Adversity

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Psychology of Childhood Adversity
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104841 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

Please note: Applications for this course, received after 30th June may not be accepted. A deposit will be required to secure a place.
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Duration 1 year full time / 2 years part time.

Teaching Times
Teaching takes place in the morning and afternoon, usually over 2 days (Tuesday/Wednesday). The course may include additional workshops outside normal teaching hours.
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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree (minimum 57%) or above in Psychology or an acceptable related discipline, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-c...

Comment Psychology of Childhood Adversity highlights

World Class Facilities
•The School has a long-standing reputation for research and practice in developmental psychology and currently offers two professional Doctorates in applied areas of psychology (clinical and educational).

Student Experience
•We focus exclusively on the study of childhood adversity, and thus our students are exposed to up to date advances in our understanding of the effects on child adversity on human development.
Course Content

Expand+The programme provides advanced study of topics in developmental psychology, with a specific focus on development in the context of adversity.

Childhood adversity refers to factors extrinsic to the child such as growing up in contexts of parental...

Subjects Taught

The programme consists of compulsory and optional modules. Students take half the taught modules in semester 1 and half in semester 2. Teaching time is usually over 2 days (Tuesday/Wednesday).

Modules are likely to include the follo...

Assessment Method Dissertation
Coursework assignments
Class tests
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
The programme is designed to prepare graduate students for more advanced research in developmental psychology, for professional training in psychology or related disciplines, and/or for employment in children's voluntary or statutory services.
Further Enquiries Dr Teresa Rushe
Programme Director
School of Psychology
Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 4336
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