Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Psychology of Aging


Course Category:

Psychology Skill

Origin Programme:

Mode of Delivery: 


Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 3


Not Applicable

Credit Value:

4 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


This course provides students with a firm grounding for practice with an in-depth examination of the dynamics of aging from the biological, psychological, psychosocial and sociological aspects

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the process of ageing from biological, psychological, psychosocial and sociological perspectives.
  2. Evaluate the impact of ageing on the individual, society and the economy.
  3. Critically evaluate services for the ageing population in the local context taking into account changing cultural, demographic and economic factors.
  4. Appraise local government policies for the support and well being of aged and elderly people.

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Assignment- 30% , Project- 30% & Project – 40%

Content Outline:

  1. Studying adult development and aging
  2. Physical changes
  3. Longevity, health and functioning
  4. Clinical assessment, mental health and mental disorders
  5. Optimal aging
  6. Perception, Memory and Intelligence 
  7. Social Cognition, Personality and Relationships 
  8. Work, leisure and retirement 
  9. Dying and bereavement

Additional Requirement:


Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 19 years old

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Bachelor of
Psychology (Honours)

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