Introduction to Psychology I
Your upfront cost: $0
Subjects may require attendance
- 12 Dec 2022
QS RANKING 2022
Times Higher Education Ranking 2022
On successful completion you will be able to
- Demonstrate research and study skills (developed through planning research assignments, achieving study goals, and meeting deadlines).
- Apply communication, interpersonal and team skills in written assignments and by working with fellow students on group tasks and discussions on assignment tasks.
- Apply information technology skills through practical assignments and using the web-based elements of the unit.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills through discussion of competing theories of psychological phenomena .
- Display an appreciation of Ethical Issues from class discussions and participating in research.
- Demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of key concepts in pschology.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- MAQ-PSYX1104-Introduction to Psychology I (No longer available)
NCCW (pre-2020) PSY104, PSYC104, PSYU1104 NCCW (2020 and onwards); PSYX1104, PSYU1104, PSYU1101
No additional requirements
Please note: This subject has reached capacity for Session 1.
This unit introduces students to the discipline of psychology through a focus on the physiological bases of behaviour; learning; motivation; the nature of personality and psychopathology; and cross-cultural and Indigenous psychology. The unit conveys information about substantive material, and assumptions of theory associated with the science and profession of psychology through lecture and tutorial/practical classes. A further important aim of the unit is to develop students' competency in critical thinking and essay writing in psychology.
- Psychology essay (30%)
- Research participation (10%)
- Final examination (45%)
- Online quizzes (15%)
Current study term: 11 Dec 22 to 22 Jan 23
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.