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Minor (2015)

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Developmental Psychology

Title Developmental Psychology
Parent Major Social and Developmental Psychology
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Special requirements On-campus attendance.

Only students enrolled in B1104 Bachelor of Psychology (BPsych) or H1195 Bachelor of Psychology with Honours (BPsych(Hons)) may enrol in this minor.
Excluded Majors
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Recommended Majors
Recommended Minors


Minor Structure - 15 credit points

Part I - 3 credit points

Core Unit - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

PSY101 Introduction to Cultural and Community Psychology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

PSY141 Introduction to Psychological Science - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

PSY173 Introduction to Psychological Research Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

Part II - 12 credit points

Core Units - 12 credit points

PSY247 Psychology: Human Development - 4 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal


PSY286 Psychology: Human Development - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

PSY249 Psychology: The Developing Mind - 4 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal


PSY393 Psychology: The Developing Mind - 3 points
Not available this year

PSY356 Psychology: Family Relations and Social Development - 4 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal


PSY392 Psychology: Family Relations and Social Development - 3 points
Not available this year

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