Foundations of Applied Psychology 1

10 Units

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.

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able 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.

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

Assessment Items
  • In Term Test: Online exams - Module 1
  • Essay: Essay linking content to applied field
  • In Term Test: Online Exam - Module 2
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials
  • Psychology: A Concise Introduction
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for PSYC6000
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