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Human Behaviour in Extreme Environments

Undergraduate | TAS-PSY336 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Human Behaviour in Extreme Environments

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Appraise factors that contribute to an environment being defined as extreme.
    2. Evaluate how extreme environments impact human psychological functioning.
    3. Apply knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies to enhance human psychological functioning in extreme environments.

Entry requirements


Conditional requisite: 25 credit points at introductory level in any discipline in any College

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Online module activities: 2 hours weekly. Independent Learning activities: 3 hours weekly. 6 x 1 hour online workshops.

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 Psychological Science

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