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Psychology 101 (4309.5)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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  • Semester 1, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (179837) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164552) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (163885) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (152420) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (153685) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (141164) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145571) - View

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In this unit students will be provided with an overview of the following topics in psychology: perspectives in psychology; research methods in psychology; the biological bases of mental life and behaviour; intelligence and personality; motivation and emotion; stress and health; psychopathology; and professional ethics.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Be familiar with some of the major topics in psychology;

2. Be able to demonstrate knowledge of theory and research and issues related to these topics;

3. Be able to describe and understand the research methods employed in psychology; and

4. Be familiar with how to write in psychology using the American Psychological Association's referencing conventions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Semester One - One 2 hour lecture and a 2 hour tutorial approximately every second week. Winter Term - Two 2 hour lectures (most weeks) and four 2 hour tutorials across the term.



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