Psychological and Developmental Issues in Adolescence

Adolescence is a challenging time for both adolescents and those who work or live with them. This course focuses on understanding the experience of adolescence, the psychological processes that underpin this time and the factors that influence development. We will consider some of the challenges that young people face.

You must have successfully completed The Developing Child: A Psychological Perspective to study this course at Level 5.

The course is also offered at Level 4; this version is open to all students.

This Short Course can be taken as a stand-alone course or it may be available as part of a Certificate of Higher Education.

15 credits at level 5

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students. You may have to fulfil specific prerequisites for some intermediate-level or advanced-level courses, but these will be specified where relevant.

    This short course has prerequisite(s). If you try to enrol on this short course without completing the prerequisite(s), you will not be able to complete your enrolment. Please contact us if you would like further information

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis – so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.

First class: Wed 25-Apr-18 6.30pm-8.30pm

Class location Central London
Class code SCPS119H5ACB