The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code



10 units


4000 level

Course handbook


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

Availability2019 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2019


  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

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

1. understand career paths in Psychology

2. understand research topics in Psychology at an advanced level


Advanced level topics in the applications of psychology will be covered.  Topics will be drawn from the following areas: practising psychology, research psychology, and other areas of applied psychology such as industrial/organisational or forensic psychology.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) programs or Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) [40100] programs.

Assumed knowledge

Completion of all 1000, 2000 and 3000 level courses required in the B Psychology (Honours) program, or completion of a major sequence in psychology in the BA, BSc or BSocSci.

Assessment items

Online Learning Activity: Blackboard test

Written Assignment: Short answer test

Presentation: Skills presentation

Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah


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