University of Westminster
Area of Study
Taught In English
Pre-requisites: Developmental Psychology
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewConsiders topics in the field of lifespan development (from pre-birth to old age), e.g. (neuro)constructivism; Prenatal
Programming; Cerebral Lateralization; Multisensory Integration; Attention; Educational Neuroscience; Theory of Mind
& Deafness; Autism & Language Alignment; SES, Family & Culture. These topics are widely discussed in the
literature, and will give students depth of knowledge, both in terms of theory as well as practice (eg. intervention). The
aim of the module is to let students discover the relevant building blocks of development, as well as have them take a
lifespan approach. Teaching and learning methods include lectures (including guest lectures by distinguished external
speakers), student-led discussion panels in seminars, academic writing skills, and independent study.
Assessment: Coursework (50%) ; Exam (50%).
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.