Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit has replaced KHA114 from 2015.
This unit provides an introduction to how theory and research in psychology can be applied to provide insight into human behaviour in a wide range of settings. Topics covered range from extreme sport to online behaviour, behaviour in organisations and extreme environments, in legal settings and emergencies, achievement and health behaviours. Weekly self-directed practical activities related to the lecture topics introduce students to psychological research and related theory and develop skills in critical thinking and analysis.
|Unit name||Psychology in Action|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Jim Sauer
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||090701|
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120 mins Lectures weekly, 60 minute self-directed Practicals weekly
1,500 word essay (30%), 10 weekly quizzes (10%), 2-hour multiple choice and essay exam (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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