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Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX1102 | 2024

Introduction to Psychology II

Previously MAQ-PSYX1105

Course information for 2024 intake

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Continue to explore key concepts in psychology. You’ll touch on foundational areas including developmental psychology. Learn to view psychology through a scientific lens. Unpack the importance of research and the scientific method.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Introduction to Psychology II

About this subject

  • On successful completion, you will be able to

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of a range of key concepts in psychology.
    2. Demonstrate effective and appropriate use of information technology.
    3. Apply critical thinking and research skills.
    4. Critically analyse key relevant concepts in psychology.
    5. Show an awareness of the range of ethical issues in psychology.
    6. Demonstrate effective communication skills.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

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-PSYX1105 (Not currently available)


NCCW (pre-2020 units) PSYC105, PSYX105
NCCW (2020 and onwards) PSYX1105, PSYU1105, PSYU1102

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Psychology

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