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Family and Child Psychology MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our exciting course focuses on contemporary issues in family and child psychology, exploring critical issues as families and society become increasingly diverse.

Course overview

Our exciting course focuses on contemporary issues in family and child psychology, exploring critical issues as families and society become increasingly diverse. Furthermore, our course offers the opportunity to study the interface between family and child psychology and social policy, making its content relevant to students with diverse career objectives.

Why study this course with us?

This course provides an excellent opportunity to study the psychology of the child and family in context, engaging with, and being taught by, leading experts in the field. With a heavily applied focus, you will learn, explore and examine how theory can be used to explain contemporary issues in the area while undertaking training in research methodology and practical issues. You will also have the opportunity to join the Family, Infant and Child research group and to take part in Department seminars.

Our course also emphasises employability skills, embedding a range of professional and practical skills in all of the modules. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

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