School Of Psychology

Developmental PsychologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101682.7


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic understanding of core concepts of personality, social and developmental psychology

About this Unit
Structured around an overview of lifespan development including diversity, this unit explores the holistic nature of growth and development through developmental theory and research. This unit highlights the interactive nature of three main areas of development: biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to end of life. The unit encourages observation as a means for understanding development and promoting individuals wellbeing. An understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander development will be integrated into the unit alongside an appreciation of richness in diversity within various cultural contexts.

1906.1Bachelor of Psychological Science and CriminologyCURRENT

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