Developmental Psychology

Course NameDevelopmental Psychology
Course CodePSY360 / PSY560
DescriptionThis course aims at introducing students to the main topics in child development and to the main approaches to the study of developmental psychology. The course covers the main aspects of childhood cognitive development from birth to primary school, such as social and emotional development, linguistic development and the creation and storage of memories.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:

– Understand the main steps in the development of a child;
– Master the main theories regarding child development;
– Analyze critically scientific literature attaining to child development;
– Hold an informed conversation on the topic of child development.
SchoolThe School of Humanities & Social Sciences 
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS