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After completion of Swinburne University’s online Psychology of Adolescence unit, students will have an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting teenaged mental and physical development.
Studying this unit, you will learn how to critically evaluate in-depth research based on the most relevant and up-to-date literature currently available on adolescent development. You will also be able to demonstrate a high-level understanding of adolescent psychology and the often difficult issues that may affect behaviour during these critical years of change.
Eligible applicants must have completed the following course prerequisites:
Please note: If you have successfully completed Psychology of Adolescence, you are not eligible to enrol in this unit, as it is considered academically equivalent.
In Psychology of Adolescence, study topics include:
This unit is a core requirement for students seeking further study in the following course:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Completion of Psychology of Adolescence is the next step in pursuing either a Bachelor of Behavioural Studies or a Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology). The study of human behaviour also opens pathways to further study and career opportunities in psychology, statistics, sociology, human resources management, Indigenous studies, marketing and criminology.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Find out more about government study loans here.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.