Program posted by: Anglia Ruskin University
Posted on: August 28, 2013
Designed to provide you with an understanding of atypical development. This will encompass both developmental disorders and childhood mental health, looking at the developmental cause, assessment, classification, and treatment. It will provide a good foundation for those wishing to pursue further training in professional clinical training, child psychology and research. You will develop your academic knowledge in these areas as well as training in relevant assessment and research techniques. Please note that this course does not include clinical work with children, neither does it constitute professional training (e.g. training in clinical psychology).
This course will:
You will have access to several dedicated, sound attenuated research laboratories, equipped with networked computers as well as specialist laboratories an observation laboratory, including a two-way mirror (which doubles as a baby-lab); an electroencephalography (EEG) laboratory; an eyetracking laboratory; a psycholinguistics laboratory; a psychometrics laboratory; a psychoneuroimmunology laboratory.
Normally applicants should have a good degree in Psychology or closely related discipline, e.g., Health Psychology, Joint honours Psychology, or Neuropsychology). We will also consider applications from graduates of other disciplines combined with work experience with children (which could be voluntary).
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.