Contemporary controversies and theoretical perspectives in psychology are considered and discussed in this unit, enabling students to develop a knowledge of key concepts and theoretical perspectives in psychology and to develop critical thinking skills.
The lecture component consists of lectures on theoretical psychology and a number of theoretical controversies in the areas of health, clinical and applied psychology followed by workshops and group discussions. These topics form the basis of the written assignment. The end of semester examination is based on the lecture course in theoretical psychology.
|Unit name||Theoretical Controversies in Psychology|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Matt Palmer
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- 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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3-hr lecture and workshop weekly
2-hr Exam 50%, Oral presentation 10%, Assignment (1500 words) 40%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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