Open University

Open University

Understanding Children's Development and Learning (ED841)

The course explains how theoretical and methodological frameworks contribute to understanding developmental change and how psychological research can inform educational and clinical practice; students learn about how children actively contribute and shape their own development through meaningful interaction with others and how the study of a typical development and individual difference contributes to theory and practice.

Entry requirements

Normally a UK Honours degree, or equivalent. Proficiency of written and spoken English is required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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