Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. This course is moving into one of our new buildings at City campus. Teaching will mainly be delivered at our Collegiate campus until December 2024 while we get our new facilities ready. From January 2025 you will study in brand new facilities at City campus. Course summary
- Gain research skills and a professional level of understanding in psychology.
- Understand how we develop through the human lifespan.
- Study infancy, childhood and adolescence into adulthood and old age.
- Explore stability and change in our physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.
- self-directed study
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. In addition to the compulsory modules listed below, it is also mandatory that students take one statistics module. There are two options for which statistics module is taken, which are listed with the elective modules. Students with no or minimal statistics experience are encouraged to take Fundamentals in Design and Statistics, while students with substantial statistics experience are encouraged to take Advanced Statistics and Design. Compulsory modules Cognitive Development And Psychobiology Psychology Of Differential Development Psychology Of Social Development Research Dissertation And Continuing Professional Development Research Issues In Applied Developmental Psychology Elective modules Advanced Statistics And Design Applying Health Psychology To The Environment Clinical Neuro-Psychopharmacology Contemporary Relationship Science: From Infant-Carer Attachment To Romantic Partners Exploring Language And Its Disorders Forensic Psychology: The Dark Side Fundamentals In Design And Statistics Theory And Practice In Counselling And Psychotheraphy
Coursework | Exam | Practical
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
A 2:2 degree or above or equivalent in any subject. We may consider graduates with relevant work experience. If you do not have these qualifications, or you are unsure whether you have the equivalent, please contact us. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more - https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/how-to-apply/recognise-prior-learning
English language requirements
Typically you need qualifications equivalent to the above, and if English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills. For equivalencies see our English language entry requirements web page. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course
Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.