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Micro-credential certification in Child Psychology PSY3134 (BPSY)
This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform.
Entry Requirements - No
Age Experience - 23 Years Above
Language Proficiency - Yes
Numeracy Proficiency - No
Pre-requisites - No
- Introduction Why Is Caring for Children Important?
- The Importance of Studying Children’s Development
- What Is the Evolutionary Perspective?
- Natural Selection and Adaptive Behavior What Is the Evolutionary Perspective?
- Natural Selection and Adaptive Behavior
- What Is the Course of Prenatal Development?
- The Germinal Period
- The Embryonic Period
- The Fetal Period
- The Brain
- How do Infants Grow and Develop Physically? Patterns of Growth , sleep, Nutrition, Health Height and Weight
- How Do Young Children’s Motor Skills Develop?
- Gross and Fine Motor Skills Variations in Early Childhood Education
- Educating Young Children Who Are Disadvantaged
- What Are Three Views of the Cognitive Changes
- That Occur in Early Childhood?
- Piaget’s Preoperational Stage
- Vygotsky’s Theory
- What Characterizes Young Children’s Emotional and Personality Development?
- The Self Emotional Development
- What Changes Take Place in Body Growth, the Brain, and Motor Development?
- Skeletal and Muscular Systems
- The Brain
- Motor Development
- What Is Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood?
- Concrete Operational Thought
- Evaluating Piaget’s Concrete Operational Stage
- Applications to Education
- What Is the Nature of Adolescence?
- Positive and Negative Views of Adolescence
- Developmental Transitions What Are the Physical and Psychological Aspects of Puberty?
- Sexual Maturation, Height, and Weight
- Hormonal Changes
- Timing and Variations in Puberty
- Psychological Dimensions of Puberty
- What Characterizes Identity, Emotional Development, and Gender Classification in Adolescence?
- Emotional Development
- Gender Classification
Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%
- Bachelor of Psychology
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Psychology programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
- Master of Psychology