Study programme 2020-2021Français
Ageing and Social Inclusion
Programme component of Master's in Psychology à la Faculty of Psychology and Education

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UP-M1-MPSYCH-043-MCompulsory UEHAELEWYCK Marie-ClaireP319 - Orthopédagogie clinique
  • HAELEWYCK Marie-Claire
  • PLEHIERS Barbara

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français300150055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SEOC-188Ageing and Social Inclusion1501500Q165.00%
P-SEOC-199Bio-ecology of Ageing150000Q135.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse a situation (individually or collectively) in reference to theories and methodological approaches within psychology.
    • Master and appropriately mobilise knowledge and methodological approaches to understand and explain the normal/atypical/pathological functioning of individuals, groups or organisations.
    • Analyse and model a situation (individually or collectively) by critically selecting theories and methodological approaches.
  • Justifiably choose an intervention and implement and evaluate it.
    • Master knowledge on interventions to improve a given situation (individually or collectively), as well as implement them.
    • Critically analyse the extent and limitations of different types of intervention.
    • Develop a plan of intervention or management in a rigorous and justified manner, taking into account all relevant factors (including underlying issues and associated risks).
    • Alter the intervention.
  • Communicate and exchange information in a structured and adapted way to the intended purpose and relevant public.
    • Present and structure data in a clear, precise, neutral, and non-oriented way.
    • Present the results of a diagnostic evaluation (orally and in writing) and inform various representatives.
  • Work effectively with different actors as part of a team or a network of professionals.
    • Listen to team members and partners. Encourage expressing a shared opinion. Accept and discuss a different point of view than theirs.
  • Act ethically and professionally.
    • Refer to ethical principles to define the framework of their professional practice.
    • Act in compliance with specific legislative frameworks and the code of conduct of Belgian psychologists.
    • Adopt professional attitudes (think critically, avoid prejudices, respect professional confidentiality, etc.).
  • Assess and pursue professional and personal development.
    • Monitor knowledge and methodological approaches in order to evolve their thinking and practice.
    • Learn from practice (based particularly on assessment). Question themselves.
    • Analyse their personal functioning and adapt their professional attitudes. Effectively manage their emotions.
  • Master scientific research methods in psychology.
    • Master the different steps to carry out research in psychology.
    • Collect data and analyse it qualitatively and quantitatively.
    • Adequately interpret results taking into account the reference framework within which the research was developed.

Learning Outcomes of UE

- define the process of aging, the state of old age and the various associated concepts in the field of social gerontology

- understanding the concepts of social inclusion, social cohesion and the realities associated with ageism

- identify the needs, risk factors and protective factors encountered at the cognitive, psychological and social level by the aging person (diagostic and intervention)

- develop practices to promote self-determination, the quality of life of the elder and the services provided

- understand the issues associated with lifelong education and its implementation in professional practices

Content of UE

The course on "Aging and Social Inclusion" includes different chapters:

- Inclusion and social innovations during the advancing years;

- Old age and aging: definitions, terminologies and bio-psycho-social processes;

- Self-Determination and Citizenship in Aging

- Continuing education: perspectives for interventions

Prior Experience

The course does not require any prerequisites inherent in the flow of social gerontology

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Integrated score weighted as follows :
- 70% exam
- 30% practical work

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Integrated score weighted as follows :
- 70% exam
- 30% practical work

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Préparations, travaux, recherches d'information
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SEOC-188Powerpoint available through the platform "Moodle"
P-SEOC-199Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SEOC-199Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SEOC-188Not applicable
P-SEOC-199Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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