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Unit of Study PSYC2004 - Lifespan Psychology (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

examine key concepts and theories across the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial domains of development

discuss significant changes that occur across an individual's lifespan in the domains of cognitive, psychosocial, and physical development

analyse issues and research related to contemporary challenges across the lifespan

apply developmental theories to scenarios across the lifespan to promote self-management

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Lally, M & Valentine-French, S, 2017, Lifespan development: A psychological perspective,
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.