Foundations of Applied Psychology 1

Course code PSYC6000Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

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

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesPSYC6000 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.
ContentIntroduces studies in life span development and contemporary theories of human behaviour, and social interaction
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: On-line2 online exams
Essays / Written AssignmentsOne written assignment approximately 2000 words
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6000