Courses & Units

Psychology in Action KHA107

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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 Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Jim Sauer

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

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

RequiredNone
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