Applied Developmental Psychology
Queen's University of Belfast
Key Course Facts
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 the course, as well as the topics offered for dissertations, will reflect this expertise. The school also has expertise in basic developmental science which will be an important element of the course. The topics covered in the MSc include: quantitative and qualitative research methods, atypical development in the classroom, childhood adversity: from basic science to improving outcomes, and theoretical perspectives on child and adolescent development.
This MSc aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity for advanced study in specialist topics in the field of applied developmental psychology and to prepare graduate students for more advanced research in applied developmental psychology, professional training in psychology or other discipline-related professional training.
It also aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity for advanced study in specialist topics in the field of applied developmental psychology.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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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-case basis. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL). QUB Intercalating medical and dental students within QUB will be considered if they have successfully completed the 3rd/4th year of their course at first attempt and achieved at least an upper second class Honours standard. Intercalating applicants should also ensure they have permission to intercalate from either the Director for Medical Education or Dentistry as appropriate. External An external medical or dental student wishing to intercalate must be ranked in the top half of their year cohort to have their application considered. Applicants must have passed all assessments at firs attempt for the year in which they are applying (normally 3rd or 4th year).
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Queen's University of Belfast
Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is a public institution that has enjoyed international repute for the majority of the institution’s time as an educational centre, and this is reflected today in their impressive University Rankings from Times Higher Education and QS. With the university’s significant reputation for research prominence and academic results, and the city life on offer from Ireland’s capital, QUB deserves the consideration of any student hoping to excel in their field while also creating fond memories while they do it.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
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|Central & East European Studies/Psychology (SocSci) MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||87%||0%||1%||£27750||£70480||201||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Psychology in Education MSc||The University of York||95%||0%||5%||£8440||£18700||168||York||On campus Full-time|
|English Language & Linguistics/Psychology MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||87%||0%||1%||£27750||£70480||206||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Sociology and Psychology MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||71%||0%||0%||£9250||£23100||173||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Philosophy/Psychology MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||87%||0%||0%||£27750||£70480||213||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Digital Media & Information Studies/Psychology MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||87%||0%||1%||£27750||£70480||187||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Developmental Psychology MSc||University of East Anglia||77%||0%||10%||£9250||£17100 £18000||159||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
|Archaeology/Psychology MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||87%||0%||1%||£27750||£70480||203||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Psychology (Clinical) Msci (Hons)||University of Exeter||90%||1%||0%||£9250||£25000||162||Exeter||On campus Full-time|