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Motivation and Emotion (7124.3)

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


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Motivation and Emotion will cover drives and instincts, theories of motivation, consciousness and volitional behaviour, self-control, and self-regulation, the structure and function of emotions, relationships between emotion and cognition, and the regulation of emotions.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Integrate theories and current research towards explaining the role of motivation and emotions in human behaviour.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to four hours per week.


4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour AND
4310 Psychology 102
OR Permission of the unit convener



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