Youth and Life Challenges

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Youth and Life Challenges

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    40 200-level pts including 20 EPSY pts;

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course takes an interdiscipinary approach to examining the developmental, psychological and sociological factors and contexts that impact on the development, risk, resilience and wellbeing of young people. It also focuses on young people's experiences of life challenges and the role of education prevention, intervention and supporting youth.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.