Psychological Assessment and Introduction to Counselling


This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.



  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. administer psychological tests

2. understand advanced topics in Psychology


One half of the course introduces students to the administration of psychological tests and psychological assessment with an emphasis on cognitive testing and assessment. The other half of the course will introduce advanced level topics in Psychology.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the BArts(Hons), BArts(Psychology), BScience(Hons), B Sc (Psyc) and BSocScience(Hons)

Assumed Knowledge

Students enrolling in Psychology 4000 level courses should have successfully completed all 240 units of the BPsychology program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APS accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3)

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Written assignment

Practical Demonstration: Demonstrated competence in administration of a psychological test

Online Learning Activity: Discussion board posts

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term