Anglia Ruskin University program

Children's Typical Psychological Development; Infancy to Adolescent

Explore how the very early years of life can have an effect on child and adolescence mental well being.

This program is part of the MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing degree offered by Anglia Ruskin University

Children's typical psychological development; infancy to adolescent.

Develop your specialist knowledge on child and adolescent mental health focusing on an understanding of how significant the psyche development is on mental health.

You’ll begin to understand various theoretical perspectives, relating to psyche development and how healthy development can have an effect on mental wellbeing.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore more specific aspects of human development (including language and cognitive development) and it will give the you the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of more complex circumstances which affect the mental health of children.

Explore how the very early years can have an effect on child and adolescence mental wellbeing, helping you to understand possible concepts and issues including moral issues, risk and resilience.

You’ll also be encouraged to consider this from an international perspective.

Courses

4 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) offers a wide range of educational choices, the latest facilities and award-winning teaching. Students from more than 185 countries choose to study with ARU. In 2018, they were named as one of the top 250 universities in Europe - while at the same time winning an award for the quality of their learning facilities.

Learning outcomes

  1. Critically integrate knowledge on certain children’s typical psychological development appraising the evidence base
  2. Critically analyse developmental theories and their understanding of how developmental processes may affect mental well-being
  3. Critically evaluate and synthesise the evidence for biological and social influences on individuality.
  4. Critically evaluate the evidence which explores children’s mental wellbeing
  5. Debate and critically appraise on the role of nature and nurture on human

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