Family and Child Psychology at University of Chester - UCAS

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Course summary

Our exciting course focuses on contemporary issues in family and child psychology, exploring critical issues as families and society become increasingly diverse. Furthermore, our course offers the opportunity to study the interface between family and child psychology and social policy, making its content relevant to students with diverse career objectives. Why study this course with us? This course provides an excellent opportunity to study the psychology of the child and family in context, engaging with, and being taught by, leading experts in the field. With a heavily applied focus, you will learn, explore and examine how theory can be used to explain contemporary issues in the area while undertaking training in research methodology and practical issues. You will also have the opportunity to join the Family, Infant and Child research group and to take part in Department seminars. Our course also emphasises employability skills, embedding a range of professional and practical skills in all of the modules.

Assessment method

You will be assessed entirely through coursework, including a research proposal, a dissemination exercise, oral and poster presentations, essays, a case study and laboratory reports.

Entry requirements

Generally we require an undergraduate honours degree (minimum 2:2) in psychology, or other social science degrees that contain an acceptable component of psychology. Applications from professionals working with children and families and who have degrees in other areas will also be considered on an individual basis. International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

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Family and Child Psychology at University of Chester - UCAS