The course will cover modern research, trends and debates in the field of developmental psychology. The course content will be related to, and exemplified by, the teachers' ongoing research and interests in developmental psychology and its applications.
Part 1: Controversial issues and trends in developmental psychology (7.5 credits). This part of the course deals with theoretical and methodological issues that are crucial to human development. The course provides a deeper understanding of the most controversial issues and trends in the international research in developmental psychology. The course also deal with important issues such as the development of self-image, children's theory of mind, youth and identity, development of executive functions, various aspects of socio-emotional development as well as brain development and developmental abnormalities in the brain.
Part 2: Project: test methods and applications within developmental psychology (7.5 credits) Provides in-depth knowledge in well defined areas of developmental psychology, with a focus on test methods and their applications in developmental psychology.Anmärkning
The Human Being from a Developmental Perspective, 15 hp
Autumn Term 2019
Lectures begin on week starting 2 September 2019
Lectures end during the week of 28 October 2019
Type of studies
90 ECTS in psychology, medicine or related subjects.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se.
Application deadline is
15 January 2019.