Developmental Psychology MSc
University of Lincoln
Key Course Facts
The MSc Developmental Psychology focuses on the social, emotional and cognitive development of children and is designed for graduates and practising psychologists who wish to acquire a specialism in child development. The School of Psychology has a growing reputation as a centre of expertise in developmental psychology, with research interests in cognitive development, language acquisition, autism, motor development, human-animal interaction, child safety and injury prevention, cultural contexts of development. Research in the School is finding immediate real-world applications. For example, studies into the misinterpretation of canine facial expressions have led to a prevention tool to reduce instances of children being bitten by dogs. Students may have access to the specialist Lincoln Babylab, which is equipped with facilities for preferential looking, listening and eye-tracking as well as a motor lab and research facilities for examining comparative cognitive development.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Minimum 2:2 at undergraduate level and a GCSE C/4 in Maths or equivalent. Applicants with non-standard entry requirements may also be considered, based on transcript results, previous qualifications, or relevant experience.
International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.
Tuition Fees Developmental Psychology MSc
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 University of Lincoln
The University of Lincoln is a publicly funded research university in Lincoln, England. The main campus is close to Brayford Pool, a natural lake in the centre of the city of Lincoln. As an educational institution it puts an emphasis on the quality of its teaching, ensuring students arrive at their exams feeling as prepared as possible.
Where is this programme taught
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