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The Human Being from a Developmental Perspective

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

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About the course


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

Application and eligibility

The Human Being from a Developmental Perspective, 15 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS in psychology, medicine or equivalent.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A

Selection

Academic credits 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.

Application code

UMU-21204

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 19 April 2022. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS in psychology, medicine or equivalent.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2120

Application

Application deadline was 17 January 2022. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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