This unit is concerned with human development and its physical, cognitive and social
aspects. In particular, this course focuses on the periods of adolescence, middle adulthood
and late adulthood as well as issues pertaining to the latter parts of life including death and
bereavement. A student successfully completing this unit should have a good grasp of
issues that pertain to adolescence and later stages of human development by means of
attending and actively participating lectures and a literature review of a specific topic
presented towards the end of semester.