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Developmental Psychology (7121.3)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology

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  • Semester 1, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (189091) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (179831) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (163876) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (153676) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145634) - View

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Syllabus

In this unit, students examine human development from a lifespan perspective. The course of development from conception to old age is explored with reference to both traditional and contemporary theories and research. The unit covers the major theories, methodologies, research and applications related to human cognitive, social, emotional and physical development across the lifespan.

Learning Outcomes

DESCRIPTION:

1. have an understanding of the sequence of human development and the processes underlying it;

2. be aware of the major developmental theories and their strengths and shortcomings;

3. be aware of the impact of context and culture on human development; and

4. understand the interdependency of all aspects of development (cognitive, physical, emotional, social and cultural).

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to four hours per week.

Prerequisites

4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour AND
4310 Psychology 102

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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