Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 108320 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters 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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date PLEASE NOTE:

Applications for this course received after 30th June 2020 may not be accepted. In addition, a deposit will be required to secure a place.

How to Apply

Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year (Full Time)
2 years (Part Time)
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above in Psychology or an acceptable related discipline, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

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

Course Content

Expand+Applied developmental psychology is the application of basic developmental science in applied contexts. The School of Psychology has expertise in development in adverse contexts and atypical development in an educational context and the teaching on t...

Subjects Taught Course Structure

This MSc is one-third research methods and analysis, one-third applied developmental psychology content and one-third dissertation

Optional placement
The optional module, Childhood Adversity in Applied Context, will give students the opportunity to undertake a short placement in a setting relevant to the course. This might include working in a classroom or in a third sector organisation.

Teaching Times
Teaching will take place on two consecutive days each week.
Assessment Method Assessment
We will assess your performance in a variety of different ways

Coursework essays
Literature reviews
Policy briefings
Careers or Further Progression

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Professional Opportunities
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 ch...

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