MSc Developmental Cognitive Science
Seeks to enhance your understanding of key theoretical and practical issues about typical and atypical development in children and young people
Due to staff leave this programme will not be running in 2019/2020
The MSc in Developmental Cognitive Science will not be running this year due to staff leave in 2019-2020. The programme will be accepting applications from October 2019 for admission September 2020. Alternative related MSc programmes include MSc in Psychological Research and MSc in Human Cognitive Neuroscience.
Why study Developmental Cognitive Science at Edinburgh?
- The programme is unique in focussing on a developmental cognitive science approach to typical and atypical development in children and young people
- The University of Edinburgh has a long tradition of expertise in developmental psychology and in cognitive science and is ideally placed to bring these two disciplines together in one programme
- Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading research, and 81.5% of our research is rated as outstanding in terms of its reach and significance (REF 2014)
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I had an incredible year in the MSc Developmental Cognitive Science (DCS), and I believe this programme provided me with invaluable skills in research and programming (through the Research Methods in DCS, the Research Internship in DCS and the Stats courses). The Research Internship particularly was a great opportunity to try something new