Postgraduate Course: Child & Adolescent Development (CLPS11002)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides an introduction to the psychology of child and adolescent development. Through applied examples and an overview of psychological and sociological models of individual development students will be introduced to a developmental framework.
Please note: this course is available to students on the MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People programme only.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Please note: this course is available to students on the MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People programme only.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 91,
Formative Assessment Hours 4,
Revision Session Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||A written portfolio comprising:
~ 2000 - 2500 project report and learning statement
~ Written presentation
~ Relevant resource material (various media permitted)
||Formative feedback will be given on online tasks.
Summative feedback will be given on the portfolio via Learn.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the relevant contemporary psychological and developmental theories.
- Apply developmental models and concepts to underpin clinical practice.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||This course is taught within set block amounting to 10 days of teaching with approximately 6.5 hours each day
|Course organiser||Dr Fiona Duffy
Tel: (0131 6)51 3935
|Course secretary||Mrs Lorna Sheal
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970