Introduction to Psychology II
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18 weeks weeks
Subjects may require attendance
- 26 Jul 2021
This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.
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On successful completion you will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of a range key concepts in psychology.
- Demonstrate effective and appropriate use of information technology.
- Apply critical thinking and research skills.
- Critically analyse key relevant concepts in psychology.
- Show an awareness of the range of ethical issues in psychology.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
NCCW (pre-2020 units) PSYC105, PSYX105 NCCW (2020 and onwards) PSYX1105, PSYU1105, PSYU1102
No special requirements
This unit introduces some of the most interesting topics in psychology and psychologists as "scientist-practitioners". In this unit we will study the areas of health psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, organisational psychology, perception, and cognition. A demonstration will be provided of how both basic and applied research is utilised in day-to-day life
- Online quizzes (20%)
- Research participation (5%)
- Essay (30%)
- Final examination (45%)
Current study term: 25 Jul 21 to 05 Nov 21)
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