A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, either in psychology or a related subject, that has been accredited by the British Psychological Society.
A minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree that contains at least 60 credits (excluding year one) in the five core areas of psychology (Biological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personalities and Individual Differences and Social Psychology).
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
This programme offers a comprehensive research training in developmental and educational psychology. It is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council and can lead to further study at doctoral level.
UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is one of the world's leading centres for education and related areas of social science, and students learn from leading researchers in the field.
For the sixth year in succession the IOE has been ranked number one for education (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).
Our alumni include government ministers; heads of schools, other educational institutions and NGOs; Olympians; and prize-winning authors.
Fees and funding
Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- flexible60 months
- part time24 months
This programme is delivered through a combination of lectures by UCL Institute of Education academic staff and guest speakers, group work, discussion, and computer workshops giving hands-on practice. Assessment is through coursework examination. Coursework involves small exercices conducted throughout the module, critiques of set research articles and extended pieces of writing on set topics and the dissertation.
Course contact details
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