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Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX2239 | 2024

Perception and Cognition

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
19 Feb 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Perception and Cognition

About this subject

  • On successful completion, a student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of the underlying principles, theories and concepts, and skills in the core topics in perception and cognition
    2. Analyse, critique, and discuss topics of and research relating to perception and cognition
    3. Communicate a breadth of understanding of topics in perception and cognition, including in written mode to convey thoughtful, scientifically driven information 
    4. Demonstrate effective application of cognition and perception knowledge, research methods, and ethical principles for positive impact at the foundational level of competency

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Pre-requisite (PSYU1102 or PSYX1102) and (STAT1103 or STAX1103)
NCCW (2020 and onwards)
PSYX2246 Cognitive Processes I and PSYX2247 Perception
If you have completed both PSYX2246 and PSYX2247, please do not enrol in the unit as the two units are considered equivalent to PSYX2239.
If you have completed either PSYX2246 or PSYX2247, you are required to complete PSYX2247

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

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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