Post Graduate Diploma in Child Development

Course brief

Course overview

This online course looks into child development and among other things, the brain and motor development, cognitive, language, and social-emotional development, and all the factors that have an influence on development. It equips you with knowledge on the factors influencing child development at different levels of an organization and the theories related to that.

Course objectives

At the end of the course the learner should be able to;

  • Discuss theories related to child development
  • Describe the different stages of child development
  • Identify risk factors/challenges to child development

Course Modules

Module 1: An introduction to child development

Module 2: Early childhood development

Module 3: Middle Childhood

Module 4: From 9 to 11 years

Module 5: The pre-adolescent stage

Module 6: Adolescents

Module 7: Theories in child development

Module 8: Risk factors to child development

Module 9: Research paper

  • You will be required to choose a research topic, share it with the moderator, upon agreement write a proposal, after that do corrections plus writing chapters three, four, and five of the whole paper. Guidelines will be provided in the format preferred by the institute.


Final examination

You will take a final exam at the end of the course

Minimum entry requirements

Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable.

The following shall be eligible for admission;

  1. a) Holders of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University
  2. b) Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognized Institution.

Assignments: candidates shall be expected to submit 10 assignments (Continuous Assessment test) that Account for 70 % of their Work and a Project Paper at the Tail end of the course, which accounts for 30 % of the course Work.


Course duration

one year (2 semesters) Regions Targeted: Global

Courses Fees €1500

General course contact: The Academics Manager Strategia Netherlands



To register for the course, contact:

The Director of Admissions
Strategia, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands

Tel: +31 616950 384


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