School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Developmental Psychology

Module code: PSY223

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2

  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Thursday 11 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3: Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm

Contact: Prof Michael Pluess
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: PSY115, PSY109, PSY121

This module surveys developmental psychology, covering human development across the whole life span but with a more detailed focus on development in the early years (infancy/childhood). The aim of the module is to introduce the key questions, theories, concepts, methodology, studies and research findings within developmental psychology, regarding different domains of psychological functioning including social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioural development. The module will also cover the prenatal period, physical, motor, and sensory development, learning theory, moral development, and development of the self (identity).

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 85.0% Examination, 15.0% Coursework
Level: 5