Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended Pre/Co-requisites: PSYC11-100 or PSYC11-101; PSYC11-105
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This subject deals with the nature of human development from birth to old age, and includes the analysis of developmental changes in perception, thinking, learning, memory, personality, social and emotional adjustment. This subject aims to develop a critical thinking perspective on issues and findings in developmental psychology.Learning Objectives1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in lifespan development research.2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research.3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.4. Use information in an ethical manner.5. Write a standard research report using APA structure and formatting conventions.6. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning.