Taught course

Psychology of Child and Adolescent Development

York St John University · School of Psychological & Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a 2:1 in Psychology or a closely related discipline, although in cases where exceptional performance on the final year project, mitigating circumstances, or relevant employment can be demonstrated, applicants may be considered who have a 2:2. Applicants whose first degree is not in psychology will be accepted on a case-by-case basis to ensure that they have covered sufficient levels of psychology and research methods during their first degree. A satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure is also required as a condition of acceptance onto the course.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc provides students with the unique opportunity to study developmental psychology across both childhood and adolescence. Drawing on the research interests and expertise of the teaching team the MSc will expose students to contemporary issues in developmental psychology. The team has links with local child and youth based organisations and students will be able to engage with professionals working in related fields.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have IELTS at grade 6.5 or above (including a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component) or another acceptable English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Stephen Gibson
01904 876581