Developmental Disorders (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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About Developmental Disorders at University of Nottingham

Develop your understanding of a wide variety of conditions, including autism, learning difficulties, and childhood mental illness. Through engagement with advanced-level theory and practical work, you will learn about:

  • research methods
  • diagnosis and assessment
  • therapeutic and educational interventions

Our research is award-winning and has real-world impact. For example:

  • Dr Sarah Cassidy was named ‘Most Impactful Researcher’ by the National Autistic Society for her work on suicide prevention
  • We are working with Nottinghamshire Police to assist them with better treatment of autistic victims, witnesses and perpetrators
  • We helped create resources for teachers to help them with greater support for pupils affected by preterm birth

You will get to develop your own research project, giving you an opportunity to explore your interests in-depth.

You will have the opportunity to apply for the British Psychological Society qualification of Test User, Educational (CCET), following completion of the Psychological Assessment module.

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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a BPS accredited psychology degree (other related courses may be considered).

IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each element.

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