Developmental Disorders (MSc)

University of Nottingham the United Kingdom

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About Developmental Disorders at University of Nottingham

Knowledge will be acquired through engagement with advanced-level theory and from practical work that will enable you to develop expertise in cutting-edge research methods.

The course also provides practical knowledge of aspects of diagnosis and assessment, and therapeutic or educational interventions for developmental disorders.

Individual research project

This course is closely linked to the school’s research group Human Development and Learning. Researchers in this group have expertise in autism and in development over the primary school years. For your individual research project, you may choose a topic that is supervised by a member of this group.

 Example areas of research include:

  • Poor mental health and suicide in people with autism
  • Using neuroscience tools to illuminate cortical processes and how they are different in autistic people
  • Helping the police and legal authorities deal with autistic victims, witnesses and perpetrators

The research project is a highlight of the course for many students. It will provide you with an opportunity to explore in-depth an area of your interest. There may be opportunities to gain experience in working with people with developmental disorders.

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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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