PSY1015 - Developmental Psychology I


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 4 timer

Course content

The subject is an introductory course presenting basic knowledge and theory about different aspects of human development through childhood and adolescence. From the areas treated are perception, cognition, communication and language, emotional development, attachment, friendship relations and play.

Learning outcome

The student has basic knowledge of the key theoretical perspectives in developmental psychology and how these perspectives differ.
The student has knowledge of what the research shows that characterize the way children work on; cognitively, emotionally and interacting with other people.
The student has knowledge of the key methods in psychological research dealing with children.

The student can write an account of various themes within developmental psychology.
Students can apply and discuss key concepts in terms of themes and theoretical perspectives in developmental psychology.

General competence:
The student has developed an understanding of the significance between theoretical development perspectives, and scientific knowledge about child development.
The student has developed an understanding of the importance of ethical guidelines in developing psychological research.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures 2 hours per week, study group

Required previous knowledge


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSY1005 7.5 01.09.2011
PSYPRO4115 7.5 01.09.2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2014

No.of lecture hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian


Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 2013-12-02 09:00
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Spring ORD Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 2014-05-28 09:00
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