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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc in Developmental Science combines research methods training with in-depth study of the subject as a whole. It will allow you to gain hands-on experience of key research methods including eye-tracking, EEG, and other experimental techniques used for working with children.

You will attain an in-depth understanding of human development and also develop the skills needed to prepare research proposals and undertake your own original research, analysis and synthesis. In addition you will acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication, and in the analysis of complex data sets.

One of our programme’s key strengths is the opportunity to experience modern psychological research methods first hand. This includes a research placement, tailored to the specific skills you need to further your research goals.

The programme’s core modules will give you a solid grounding in the subject’s key areas. Optional modules can be chosen according to your specific interests.

The course builds to a substantial piece of Master’s research, undertaken with the supervision of active researchers in the field. Before applying, we encourage you to contact our academics to discuss the topics you’re interested in researching.


Nature or nurture? Combining research methodology training with in-depth study at the cutting-edge of the field, our Developmental Science Master’s programme will give you real, nuanced insight into how one impacts on the other.

On the MSc Developmental Science you’ll advance your skills in one of current psychology’s fastest-moving and most fundamental areas. A tailored research placement will see you gain and further hone your research skills.?

You can complete the course in one year full-time or over two years part-time. It is ideal if you are a high calibre graduate in psychology or a related discipline, who is looking to develop the specific methodological and analytical skills essential to developmental science.?

This is a great choice if you are preparing for a PhD in the subject, or aim to pursue a career with a significant research element.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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

University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 118 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    131 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%



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