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MSc Clinical Child Psychology


Programme publié(e) par Anglia Ruskin University

Publié le : 28 août 2013

Description du programme

Designed to provide you with an understanding of atypical development. This will encompass both developmental disorders and childhood mental health, looking at the developmental cause, assessment, classification, and treatment. It will provide a good foundation for those wishing to pursue further training in professional clinical training, child psychology and research. You will develop your academic knowledge in these areas as well as training in relevant assessment and research techniques. Please note that this course does not include clinical work with children, neither does it constitute professional training (e.g. training in clinical psychology).
This course will:

  • provide you with an understanding of the principles of research design and strategy within the field of developmental disorders and child psychopathology
  • enable you to understand a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and tools, including infant observation, assessment and diagnostic interviewing, neuroimaging (electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG)) and neuropsychological assessment
  • give you a comprehensive understanding of current theoretical issues in relation to cause, classification and treatment protocols
  • provide you with the skills necessary for managing research, consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics
  • prepare you for a career in research and provide you with a wide range of transferable skills

You will have access to several dedicated, sound attenuated research laboratories, equipped with networked computers as well as specialist laboratories an observation laboratory, including a two-way mirror (which doubles as a baby-lab); an electroencephalography (EEG) laboratory; an eyetracking laboratory; a psycholinguistics laboratory; a psychometrics laboratory; a psychoneuroimmunology laboratory.

Comment participer

Normally applicants should have a good degree in Psychology or closely related discipline, e.g., Health Psychology, Joint honours Psychology, or Neuropsychology). We will also consider applications from graduates of other disciplines combined with work experience with children (which could be voluntary).

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.


Zones géographiques

East Road, Cambridge, Royaume-Uni