MSc Developmental Science
A unique programme focussing on a developmental science approach to development in children and young people
Why study Developmental Science at Edinburgh?
- We're ranked 3rd in the UK and 16th in the world for psychology (THE World University Rankings by subject 2021).
Psychology is rated 3rd in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
- Students on the MSc Developmental Science have access to a wide range of research facilities, such as the Cognitive Neuroscience suite, which includes TMS, EEG, fNIRS and eye-tracking capabilities.
- You will have flexibility to choose the optional courses of most interest to you.
- The University attracts a high calibre of visiting speakers. These talks are an excellent way to explore new topics and to get to know other postgraduate students.
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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