Developmental Sciences (MA) 12 months Postgraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Development StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

This degree is designed to give students an understanding of the role of the child’s environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. Students will explore the interaction of biology and social factors in the context of atypical developmental paths, such as those observed in dyslexia, autism and other developmental disorders. The programme is designed for graduates from psychology and related disciplines who seek to deepen their understanding of cutting-edge contemporary research in developmental science, as well as established practitioners and policy-makers wishing to update their training. The MA focuses on enabling students to reflect critically on existing knowledge. Graduates can pursue careers in psychology, health or social work, education, and policy development. Possible professions may include psychologist, counsellor, or researcher. This degree may also be useful in becoming a further education lecturer.

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

This degree is designed to give students an understanding of the role of the child’s environment through the study of the impact of the family, communities and other social networks. Students will explore the interaction of biology and social factors in the context of atypical developmental paths, such as those observed in dyslexia, autism and other developmental disorders. The programme is designed for graduates from psychology and related disciplines who seek to deepen their understanding of cutting-edge contemporary research in developmental science, as well as established practitioners and policy-makers wishing to update their training. The MA focuses on enabling students to reflect critically on existing knowledge. Graduates can pursue careers in psychology, health or social work, education, and policy development. Possible professions may include psychologist, counsellor, or researcher. This degree may also be useful in becoming a further education lecturer.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+
2+
Jan-2000

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