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Psychology 102 (4310.5)

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


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  • Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180105) - View
  • Winter Term, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180579) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164173) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164536) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (151154) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (152346) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (139311) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (141062) - View

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In this unit students will be provided with an overview of the following topics in psychology: variations in consciousness; human memory; language and thought; learning; sensation and perception; social cognition, relationships and behaviour; human development across the lifespan; and cross-cultural and indigenous psychology. This unit is co-taught with unit Psychology 102G, 8562.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

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. Understand and be able to communicate ideas relating to behavior and mental processes, and demonstrate skills reflective of critical engagement with psychological literature and 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

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



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