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- 03 Apr 2023
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Explain, compare and critically evaluate the major theories of personality and individual differences.
- Select, interpret and evaluate measures of personality and individual differences.
- Conduct and critically evaluate research into personality and individual differences.
- Introduction to Personality Psychology
- Trait Psychology and Measuring Personality
- Genetics, Physiology and Personality
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Intrapsychic Theories
- The Self and Wellbeing
- Social and Cultural Contexts
- Personality Disorders
- Psychopathy and Sociopathy
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Dive into historical and contemporary theories of personality psychology. Learn to critically examine the methodologies and instruments employed in personality research as well as the way it’s measured.
An exciting part of this course is the opportunity to complete and score personality inventories of your personality, as well as developing measures to index the personality of others. Understanding personality and personality disorders will be useful for future clinical psychology pathways and can also enhance your understanding of your personality and the people around you.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Psychology degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
Should your course have an exam it will be scheduled for Australian Central Standard Time or Australian Central Daylight Time, depending on the time of the year.
- Continuous assessment (15%)
- Report (40%)
- Examination (45%)
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