Micro-Credential Courses

Raffles University Micro-Credentials (MCs) is a stackable, economical and time saving learning pathway of achieving a qualification.
Micro-Credentials (MCs) Courses are smaller, shorter and stackable courses that Raffles University offers. The Micro-Credentials courses are specially designed to fit the demanded skillset, technique, and knowledge required in the industry. The MCs course aims to increase the competency and versatility of learners and promote the culture of life-long learning.
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Micro-Credential in Child & Infant Psychology

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Origin Programme:

Course Category:

Psychology Skill

Mode of Delivery: 


Credit Value:

3 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


Not Applicable


The course covers the major theories of infant and child development, including family relationships. Students will learn key psychological concepts applicable to human development during infancy and childhood.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe general physical development from conception through childhood.
  2. Discuss the role of genetic and hereditary factors in the cognitive, behavioural and psychosocial development of children.
  3. Discuss the perceptual and cognitive development of children, citing relevant theory and research
  4. Describe and discuss socio-cultural influences on development from the macro (cultural) to the micro (intra-familial) systems.

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Presentation, Assignments & Final Examination

Content Outline:

  1. Themes and theories of Child Development
  2. Genetics and Heredity
  3. Prenatal development and childbirth
  4. Physical development in infancy
  5. Brain, Motor Skill, and Physical Development
  6. Basic Learning Processes, Sensory and Perceptual Capacities
  7. Language
  8. Cognition. & Social Cognition
  9. Achievement, Emotion, Self and Values
  10. Gender
  11. The Family & Peers
  12. Beyond Family and Peers

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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