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This Applied Child Psychology Masters degree combines an in-depth look and critical evaluation of the advanced study of psychological development with regard to children and adolescents. Youll focus on the implications of psychological theory and research for policy and practice across a range of applied settings, for example, education, clinical and social contexts as well as undertake advanced training in relevant research methods.This is an ideal course for anyone wanting a career that
This Applied Child Psychology Masters degree combines an in-depth look and critical evaluation of the advanced study of psychological development with regard to children and adolescents. You'll focus on the implications of psychological theory and research for policy and practice across a range of applied settings, for example, education, clinical and social contexts as well as undertake advanced training in relevant research methods.
This is an ideal course for anyone wanting a career that involves working with children or for those interested in securing a doctoral training place in educational psychology.
What you'll study
During the course you'll gain an in-depth understanding of the ethical and professional issues that are integral to working with children, adolescents and vulnerable people.
You'll be assessed in a variety of ways and on a modular basis through:
Careers and employability
Students generally choose the MSc Applied Child Psychology because they wish to pursue a career working with children (as a teacher, support worker, and so on).
Many already work with children and complete the course in order to improve their prospects of promotion and career progression. Others see the qualification as a means of helping to secure a path to teacher training or a doctoral training place in educational psychology*. It is also possible to pursue an academic and / or research career in child / developmental psychology following graduation (by working as a research assistant or associate, for example, or by studying for a PhD).
Your qualification in psychology is likely to be popular with a whole range of potential employers because you will have demonstrated an ability to write essays and reports, to master advanced statistics and to talk and present in front of other people (amongst other transferable skills).
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students.
NTU’s teaching was rated Gold in the national Teaching Excellence Framework.
The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees.
Whether you are looking to further your knowledge in a chosen subject, improve your prospects or want to change careers, NTU has the course for you. The combination of academic excellence, focused support and student experience makes them a popular choice for postgraduate students across the world.
Where you'll study
50 Shakespeare Street