Course

Human Development


Course code 73198

This online course provides you with an understanding of human development from conception to death. The role relationships, learning, identity and biological processes play throughout life are examined, with a particular focus on Aotearoa New Zealand. You are encouraged to apply the theories, research and concepts learnt in the course to real life situations. You also examine the meaning behind theory and research to reach an understanding of how these can be applied to human development and in their practice.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Identify major theories and models of human development, including indigenous models. 
  • Apply major theories and models of development across a lifespan.
  • Discuss the relationship between culture and human development.
  • Identify a range of research methodologies and the appropriate context for their use.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

Entry test

If you have not successfully completed study at Level 5 or higher you need to pass an online entry test before enrolling in this course.

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