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An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Psychology has many practical applications outside of academic research, including uses in therapy, education, business and many other fields. Some psychologists work with legal professionals to understand and predict criminal behavior; others help businesses run more effectively by studying employee interactions with each other and their work environment.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

Childhood adversity refers to factors extrinsic to the child such as growing up in contexts of parental psychopathology, economic deprivation and community conflict. Psyc ... [+]

Overview

The programme provides advanced study of topics in developmental psychology, with a specific focus on development in the context of adversity.

Childhood adversity refers to factors extrinsic to the child such as growing up in contexts of parental psychopathology, economic deprivation and community conflict. Psychological, educational and behavioural outcomes of adversity will be explored as well as the predictors, mediators and moderators of outcome.

We address questions such as:

What aspects of childhood adversity impact of child and adolescent development?

How do intrinsic (eg child's personality) and extrinsic (eg parenting) factors interact to moderate outcomes of adversity?... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

An intensive one-year Masters (MSc) course with accreditation from the British Psychological Society, enabling you to pursue a career in this area even if your background ... [+]

Overview

An intensive one year Master’s course with accreditation from the British Psychological Society, enabling you to pursue a career in this area even if your background is in another discipline.

Why This Course?

This conversion course will appeal to you if you do not already have a psychology degree.

It is approved and accredited by the British Psychological Society, (it confers the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership), which means you’ll have the essential knowledge to undertake professional training.

If you’re from overseas, this is your passport to practise in the UK.

This intensive programme means with focused work and preparation, you will get a fully-accredited course in the space of 12 rewarding months.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus