Taught course

Family and Child Psychology

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2:2 honours degree. Candidates with particular experience in relevant fields may also apply, and we will review suitability for entry to the course on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Family and Child Psychology focuses on the psycho-social aspects of families and the impact of family systems on the psychological development of children. The programme will also offer the opportunity to focus on the interaction between these areas of psychology and social policy and practice. The key areas that will be explored on this course are child and adolescent development in the context of the family, family psychology in society and family lifestyles and transitions.

Modules include: Research Methods for Family and Child Psychology; Child and Adolescent Development; Advanced Skills for Research and Practice; Family Psychology in Society; Family Lifestyles and Transitions; Practical Skills for Research; Research Project (MSc students).

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
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513111