Educators, parents and counsellors, among others, need to be able to describe, understand, explain and predict human development, based on theories of and research into child and adolescent development.
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
Exam dates2019Trimester 1, 10 Jun 2019
- 20 Credits or more at Level 6 and Above in Psychology.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
On completing this course, students should be able to answer the three fundamental questions:
- Who is this person?
- How did they get to be this way?
- How are they likely to develop from this point on?
Course content includes
- Critically evaluate theories of human development, as a means of determining how major theories aid understanding of child and adolescent development.
- Critically evaluate research into child and adolescent development.
- Identify and explain developmental processes and discuss how biological, psychological and environmental factors impact on child and adolescent development.
- Make predictions about child and adolescent development based on their own analysis of case studies and theoretical explanations.
For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
Lecturer / Tutor
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: