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1. Describe how psychology theory and practice can be applied in a range of professions and fields.
2. Demonstrate the ability to reflect on one’s own behaviour, and consider the behaviour of others within the broader social context while being mindful of diversity and professional conduct.
3. Evaluate the career options for psychology graduates and apply the insights gained to personal career plans.
- • Psychology and career.
- • Health and wellbeing.
- • Positive psychology.
- • Working with vulnerable people.
- • Psychology and its applications to different domains of behaviour.
- • Personal development.
- • Working in teams.
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In this subject you will learn about how the discipline and practice of psychology can be applied in different ways (e.g., to promote mental health, physical health, social participation and inclusion), and in different areas including individual and public health, sports, forensic, and community-based psychology. You will consider how psychological theories and evidence can be applied to a range of psychology and health-related fields and be introduced to key practical skills relevant to these fields. You will create a personal development plan, which will involve self-reflection and evaluation of existing skills, skills to be developed, and strategies to developing self- efficacy, self-confidence, and self-esteem, with a view to your future career goals.
- Group oral presentation (800 words equivalent) (20%)
- Personal development plan and portfolio (2000 words equivalent) (40%)
- Online quizzes (1500 words equivalent) (40%)
Current study term: 30 Jul 23 to 27 Oct 23
Textbook information is pending.