PSYC6000

Foundations of Applied Psychology 1

10 Units

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence. This course provides a brief overview of the key areas of Psychology for students with no prior background in the discipline. The course is divided into 2 modules: 1) Understanding Yourself - where we examine how a person develops over time and interacts with the world; and 2) Understanding Others - where we focus on social groups and definitions of normality

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

PSYC6000 aims to:

  1. provide a foundation for furthering knowledge and understanding of people,
  2. develop the students’ ability to work with others in their chosen vocation.
Content

Introduces studies in life span development and contemporary theories of human behaviour, and social interaction

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge None
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Examination: On-line - 2 online exams
  • Essays / Written Assignments - One written assignment approximately 2000 words
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6000

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