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Personality Psychology (9626.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Pg Clinical Psychology) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-After 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Prof Pathway Psychology-Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Standard Course Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Standard Course Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology

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    Unit Outlines

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    • MBA Trimester 3, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (180857) - View
    • UC Term 4, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (163179) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (140958) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit introduces students to the fundamental concepts and influential theories in personality psychology. This unit introduces the major perspectives on personality (including dispositional, psychoanalytic, behaviourist, cognitive, and humanistic perspectives). Both traditional and contemporary theories and research in the area of personality are examined and evaluated.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Identify the issues surrounding the nature and measurement of personality;

    2. Understand the properties of good psychological tests; and

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the major theories of personality.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Up to 4 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    4309 Psychology 101 OR 11399 Understanding People and Behaviour AND
    4310 Psychology 102 OR 10444 Foundations of Psychology

    Corequisites

    Enrolment in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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