This subject examines human development across the entire life-span. Descriptions, explanations, and predictions of developmental stages and changes are covered through an investigation of major theories and research findings. Practical implications and applications of this material are also considered, along with some topical current issues.
School of Psychology
Not available to students who have completed PSY113 and PSY216
- Overview of the study of human development, including historical changes - Research methods applicable to the study of life-span development - Overview of major theories of psychological development - The influence on human development of genetics, heredity, and the environment - Major aspects of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of PSY202 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.