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PSY-2503 Developmental Psychology - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for psykologi

Type of course

The course is compulsory in the bachelor program in psychology. The course can be taken as a single course.

Course contents

The course provides an introduction to modern developmental psychology. The focus will be on typical psychological development from birth to adolescence. The course will draw on relevant state-of-the-art empirical findings to illustrate key theories & methods of contemporary developmental psychology. Perceptual, cognitive, linguistic, emotional and social development will be covered.

Admission requirements

Application code 9199

Objective of the course

Having attended the course and completed the exam the students will obtain the following learning outcomes:(National Qualifications Framework 1st, 2nd & 3rd cycle)

Knowledge and understanding:

Upon completion of the course, the student will:


Upon completion of the course, the student will:

General Competence:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

The teaching will consist of lectures and individual learning.