Taught course

Atypical Child Development

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme provides advanced study of topics in developmental psychology, with a specific focus on patterns of atypical development and childhood developmental disorders.

The programme addresses questions such as:

  • What is the relationship between typical and atypical development?
  • How do we know that a child's development is atypical and what criteria can we use to assess this?
  • How can we best explain the causes of atypical development and understand the effects on children's lives?
  • What programmes and interventions can help atypically developing children and how can they be best designed and implemented?

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Fees and funding

Applicants who wish to apply for postgraduate funding for 2010/11 entry should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found here.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Teresa McCormack
Email
t.mccormack@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9097 4174
Fax
+44 (0)28 9097 5486