Courses & Units

Psychology in Action KHA107

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Note:

This unit has replaced KHA114 from 2015.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Psychology in Action
Unit code KHA107
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Jim Sauer

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090701

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

120 mins Lectures weekly, 60 minute self-directed Practicals weekly

Assessment

1,500 word essay (30%), 10 weekly quizzes (10%), 2-hour multiple choice and essay exam (60%)

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Textbooks

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