Queen's University Belfast: Psychology (Atypical Child Development)

InstitutionQueen's University Belfast View institution profile
Department School of Psychology View department profile
Web http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/EPS/
Study type Taught


This programme provides advanced study of topics in developmental psychology, with a specific focus on patterns of atypical development and childhood developmental disorders such as autism and dyslexia. The programme addresses questions such as: What is the relationship between typical and atypical development? How do we know that a child's development is atypical and what criteria can we use to assess this? How can we best explain the causes of atypical development and understand the effects on children's lives? What programmes and interventions can help atypically developing children and how can they be best designed and implemented?

Queen’s University Belfast
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences


The School of Psychology is one of six Schools that sits within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

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