Taught course

Developmental Psychology

University of Lincoln · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

2:1 degree or five years' related experience

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Developmental Psychology is unique in the UK in that it gives you a solid background in psychological, policy, ethical and legal issues relating to children, from birth to adulthood.

It is aimed at students interested in working with children or planning a research career focused on children. It covers social, cognitive, mental and emotional development as well as policies, ethical and legal issues relating to children. The programme provides a foundation in research methods.

This programme is taught by experienced staff with backgrounds in psychology, social policy, law, ethics and social work, who address both theoretical and practical issues.

As a student in the School, you will benefit from several unique features of the Lincoln research environment, such as the Lincoln Babylab and strong links with the Forensic Psychology programme.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Emile van der Zee
+44 (0)1522 886140