Applied Child and Adolescent Psychology

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Child and Adolescent Psychology

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    6 credit points at 200 level including PSY235

    corequisites: PSY22 or PSY248

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit aims to provide information about children's and adolescents' development in applied contexts. There is a particular emphasis on theories and processes relevant to children's psychological development, and the applied significance of children's social cognitive development for public policy. The lectures are devoted to a critical appraisal of contemporary research findings and the application of these findings to children's and adolescents' everyday life. The unit comprises both a lecture series and a tutorial strand.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.