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Developmental and Educational Psychology

Tuition fee €2,626 per year

For further information please visit: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €192 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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Overview

The Master’s degree provides students with cutting-edge scientific knowledge and skills concerning typical and atypical development, and advanced topics in emotion regulation, peer relationships, and cultural developmental psychology. The programme encourages students’ active engagement and participation by combining theory with advanced methodology and practice that can be applied to different developmental periods, from infancy to late adolescence.

Programme structure

Compulsory units

  • Research issues in typical cognitive development
  • Statistical methods and data analysis in developmental psychology
  • Advanced data analysis for psychological science
  • Experimental research methods in psychology
  • Risk prevention and wellness promotion among youth
  • Economic inequality: perception, consequences and legitimisation

Advanced units

  • Research issues in atypical development and learning
  • Cultural developmental psychology
  • Advanced topics in emotion regulation and education
  • Advanced topics in peer relationships research
  • Developmental cognitive and social neuroscience

Laboratories: Introduction to scientific writing, Writing grant proposals, Research ethic

The programme is a study track – held completely in English – of the Master’s degree programme in Psicologia dello sviluppo e dell’educazione

Career opportunities

Graduates work as professionals in applied developmental and educational psychology, especially in educational or child and youth clinical centres, or as data scientists or policy advisers at international level. The programme also represents an excellent starting point for PhD studies.

Apply now! Academic year 2023/24
Application start
7 Jan 2023
Application deadline
7 Mar 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Only for NON-EU applicants residing outside of Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2023/24
Application start
7 Jan 2023
Application deadline
7 Mar 2023, 23:59:59
Central European Time

Only for NON-EU applicants residing outside of Italy

Studies commence
1 Oct 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States