PSYC6750

Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology

10 Units

Forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence. Students study advanced topics in applied psychology in the areas of personality, testing, social, clinical and health. A wide range of topics within each of these areas will be offered and may vary from year to year. Not to count with PSYC4500.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Ourimbah)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Objectives

At the conclusion of the semester students will be able to:

  1. interpret material in the topic area of their choice;
  2. critically evaluate the material;
  3. verbally present information in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation;
  4. present information in written format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation.
Content

As the course deals with current research in the areas of personality, social, clinical and health psychology, details of topics will be available at the commencement of the semester.

Replacing Course(s)
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge An APS accredited sequence in Psychology (years 1 - 3)
Modes of Delivery Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Seminar
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
  • Presentations - Individual - Students will prepare a short presentation and a powerpoint file on a key topic in the area of study.
Contact Hours
  • Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology.
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for PSYC6750

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