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Undergraduate | UNE-PSYC102 | 2023

Introductory Psychology II

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 26 June 2023
  • 23 Oct 2023

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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. apply the concepts, language, and major theories of the discipline to explain psychological phenomena, with the ability to communicate this effectively to others;
    2. develop foundation knowledge in the following core topics in Psychology: a) cognition and language; b) social psychology; c) cross-cultural psychology; d) psychological health and wellbeing; e) intelligence; f) personality and individual differences; and g) psychological disorders and evidence-based interventions;
    3. demonstrate foundation skills of data analysis relating to psychological research, and specifically: a) identify independent and dependent variables in research design; b) describe measures of central tendency and how to calculate them; c) describe measures of dispersion and how to calculate them; d) describe the basic inferential statistical tests; and e) recognise how statistics and their presentation may be deliberately manipulated for the purposes of persuasion;
    4. independently experience and describe the empirical method as it applies to areas of psychological research;
    5. analyse and critique theory and research in the discipline of psychology, interpret, and report data using appropriate statistical strategies to address specific research hypotheses and communicate these in written formats; and
    6. correctly employ the American Psychological Association (APA) structure and formatting conventions.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • UNE-CRM-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Criminology


Candidature in the Bachelor of Criminology.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

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 degrees

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Bachelor of Criminology