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Developmental Psychology Master's Program (with Thesis) * (M.S., 1 - 2 Years)

Department of Psychology is proud to offer a one-year Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology. The Developmental Psychology Master’s program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to specialise in Developmental Psychology principles, theories and research methods. Graduates from this program will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and experience to work in a number of fields related to Developmental Psychology. As professional Developmental Psychologists, the graduates can work in a wide range of settings such as universities, research facilities, schools, special education centres, youth centres, and nurseries. Furthermore, the Developmental Psychology Master’s degree program curriculum offered by EMU is specifically designed to meet the standards of the European Diploma in Psychology (EuroPsy) to ensure that the students receive internationally recognised diplomas which will enable them to practice Developmental Psychology anywhere they choose to do so.

Admission Requirements

The Psychology Department’s Master’s Degree program will accept applications from candidates holding: a) Psychology B.S. diploma, b) undergraduate degrees from the following related departments: Sociology, Psychological Counseling & Guidance, Child Care & Education. Those who hold the related program degrees will need to take deficiency courses for a maximum of one year.

Research Interests

Civic Engagement & Citizenship, Children's Rights, Violence in Schools, Positive Youth Development, Domestic Violence, National Identity, Mother-Child Relations, Emotional Development, Alternative Splicing, Genomics & Transcriptomics, Personal Genomics, Behavioural Genomics, Prosocial-Antisocial Behaviours Among Adolescents, Cyberpsychology, Resilience, Bullying-Victimization, Ethics, Epistemology, Applied Cognitive Training, Cognitive Aging, Cognitive Learning, Well Being of Old Adults


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