Taught course

Family and Child Psychology

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Generally we require a first degree (minimum 2:2) in psychology, or other social science degrees that contain an acceptable component of psychology.

Applications from professionals working with children and families and who have degrees in other areas will also be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

October

Course content

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

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 Social and Developmental research groups and take part in Department seminars.

Our course also emphasises employability skills, embedding a range of professional and practical skills in all of the modules.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000