Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology

Course code PSYC6750Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

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.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt 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.
ContentAs 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.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAn APS accredited sequence in Psychology (years 1 - 3)
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Presentations - IndividualStudents will prepare a short presentation and a powerpoint file on a key topic in the area of study.
Contact HoursSeminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology.