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Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX1100 | 2024

Psychology: Finding Your Foundation and Future

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Start dates
19 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Psychology: Finding Your Foundation and Future

About this subject

  • On successful completion, a student will be able to

    1. Explain the importance of theory and research in psychological science and psychological practice, including the use of empirically-derived scientific evidence and scientific practice 
    2. Apply the foundations of psychological science for positive impact on individuals and society, including within higher education, employment, and everyday life
    3. Recognise the importance of applying psychology knowledge and skills in a manner that is reflexive, culturally appropriate, and sensitive to the diversity of individuals
    4. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and collaboration in teams by communicating effectively in a range of settings, including written and spoken methods, with individuals, groups, policy makers and/or the wider community
    5. Describe and apply ethical knowledge and skills in the discipline and practice of psychology, including professional and research ethics 

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

one of

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

one of


20cps from (PSYX1101 or PSYX1102 or STAX1103)

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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