University of Kent

To understand any psychological phenomenon fully you must first understand how it develops. Study the Developmental Psychology MSc at Kent to explore the psychological processes that affect the social, emotional and cognitive development of a person during their lifetime.OverviewOur Master’s gives you a deep understanding of the advanced methods, analytical techniques, and theoretical and practical approaches to developmental psychology and developmental psychopathology. It provides a clear pathway to a career or postgraduate research in this fascinating field and the opportunity to help people of all ages in a range of settings.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with:a. Adequate level of academic achievementA final degree classification (grade average) of at least a 2.2 or Merit in the UK system. Results from institutions in other countries will be assessed individually according to this standard. However, applicants who do not meet this criterion are still welcome to apply, and their individual circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis.Applicants with undergraduate degrees in psychology are preferred and those with related social sciences or science degrees are also considered. If the undergraduate degree is in a different subject, or if it is not accredited by the British Psychological Society, please ask your academic referee to complete the Pro-forma for Developmental Psychology and email it to

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