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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Apply knowledge of the major theories of developmental psychology to explain contemporary developmental issues at different periods of the lifespan.
- Explain the role of cultural and other contextual influences on human development.
- Engage in informed dialogues about contemporary developmental issues.
- Analyse pathways to disadvantage in various life domains and suggest interventions to foster resilience.
- Developmental Theory and Prenatal development
- Early Childhood
- Middle-late Childhood
- Childhood Social Development
- Early Adulthood
- Middle Adulthood
- Late Adulthood
- Death and Bereavement
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Build your knowledge of developmental theories, principles, and characteristics of individuals across the major developmental periods, which include prenatal, infancy and childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. You’ll also learn about the key developmental physical, cognitive, social, and emotional domains.
Develop your understanding of the main theories and concepts in lifespan developmental psychology and apply your knowledge to develop solutions to contemporary psychosocial developmental problems.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Psychology degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
Should your course have an exam it will be scheduled for Australian Central Standard Time or Australian Central Daylight Time, depending on the time of the year.
- Other - 900 words (20%)
- Report - 2250 words (50%)
- Invigilated Exam - 2 hours (30%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 02 Sep 22
Human Development: A Cultural Approach, Australian and New Zealand Edition, 1st ed. (eBook)
Arnett, J. J., et al.