Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Incompatible

PY247, PY291

Companion

PSYC1040, if not taken in first year

Recommended prerequisite

Course coordinator

A/Professor Mark Nielsen (Sem 1), Dr Nicole Nelson (Sem 2)

Assessment methods

Written essay assignment, class quizzes and final exam

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This introduction to lifespan developmental psychology focuses on key issues in development and aging, including early social development, the role of early input in language acquisition, attachment and intimate relationships, child-rearing, moral reasoning, memory and problem-solving. A cross-cultural focus is adopted wherever possible.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile