1. Knowledge and understanding. Students should achieve a good knowledge of the latest theories of typical and atypical development in the context of affect.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding. Students should be able to use the theoretical knowledge acquired.
3. Making judgments. Students will develop critical thinking and reflection on methodological issues and the relationship between the specific theoretical positions and the recent empirical results.
4. Communication skills. Students should acquire the ability to critically discuss the social and affective development.
5. Learning ability. Students should be able to learn the most recent theoretical approaches and the main techniques of investigation of the psychology of social-affective development.