HPS772 - Developmental Psychology (Child and Adolescent)


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is at a postgraduate level and students enrolled in undergraduate courses cannot undertake it. Postgraduate students not enrolled in H603 must check with their course adviser before enrolling in the unit.

Previously: Child and Adolescent Development


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HPS202
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

4 x 1 hour online lecture per trimester
1 x 1 hour online seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Trimester 2
4 x 1 hour online lecture per trimester
1 x 1 hour online seminar per week

Trimester 3
4 x 1 hour online lecture per trimester
1 x 1 hour online seminar per week


The unit addresses the study of several aspects of child development (cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, biological, motor, moral, developmental disorders) from infancy to adolescence using a variety of theoretical orientations, and involves applying the processes of development to understand real-life problems.

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