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Introductory Psychology: People and Culture

Undergraduate | LTU-PSY1PAC | 2024

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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
29 July 2024

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Introductory Psychology: People and Culture

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply an understanding of socio-cultural perspectives of psychology to human behaviour and experiences
    2. Identify appropriate information sources to develop logical, well-supported, and appropriately referenced written arguments based on empirical evidence.
    3. Demonstrate sensitivity and knowledge of diversity in cultural beliefs, practices, and communication styles.
    4. Critically reflect on psychological assessment tools within a socio-cultural context
    5. Apply ethical guidelines governing appropriate academic conduct.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PSY1PYB (Psychology 1B), or PSY1PSB (Psychology Studies B), or PSY1CFP (Clinical Foundations of Psychological Science) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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