Foundations of Applied Psychology 1


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.


WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

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

WebLearn GradSchool

Self-Directed Learning

Online 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term