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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 3011

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013617

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To further develop students' understanding of the main theories and concepts in lifespan developmental psychology and to apply this to develop solutions to contemporary psychosocial developmental problems.

Course content

Students will build up their knowledge of developmental theories, principles and characteristics of individuals across the major developmental periods (prenatal, infancy and childhood, adolescence, and adulthood) in the key developmental domains (physical, cognitive, social and emotional). They will apply this knowledge to issues in lifespan development, cultural and ethical issues.

Textbook(s)

Berk, L 2017, Development Through the Lifespan, 7th Edition, Pearson, USA

Berk, L 2017, E-version (preferred): Development Through the Lifespan Revel , 7th Edition, Pearson, USA

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 1004 Psychology 1B
BEHL 1003 Psychology 1A

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Case study 2250 words 50% N/A
Continuous assessment 900 word equivalent 20% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy
School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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