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Psychology 101 G (8564.1)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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    • Winter Term, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164470) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (163953) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (152466) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (153891) - View
    • Winter Term, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (141181) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145538) - 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. This unit is co-taught with Psychology 101.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this unit it is expected that you will:

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

    2. be competent in integrating knowledge of psychological concepts, theory and research methods and applying to practical 'real life' problems;

    3. be competent in demonstrating skills reflective of critical engagement with psychological literature and methods employed in psychology;

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

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Semester 1: 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.




    Enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science.

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