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Personality and its Disorders

Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX3336 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Personality and its Disorders

About this subject

  • On successful completion, you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate insight into central issues in contemporary personality research within a global context
    2. Learn of the variety of approaches to the study of personality, and their relevance to understanding psychopathology, everyday life, and research.
    3. Develop and communicate a personal viewpoint on an array of personality psychology issues through writing and peer discussion
    4. Critically evaluate and synthesise relevant personality literature in a written essay.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-PSY-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Psychology

Prior study

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

one of


20cp at 2000 level including (PSYX234 or PSX2234) or (PSY234 or PSYU2234)
NCCW (pre-2020 units) PSY336
NCCW (2020 and onwards) PSYU3336 Personality and its Disorders

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.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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Related degrees

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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