Courses & Units

Advanced Neuroscience and Clinical Topics PSY326

Introduction

Psychology is a highly relevant to the health of our communities. Graduates who have studied psychology are regarded as highly employable in the health sector because this discipline develops knowledge and skills that can be applied in a variety of health related settings. Understanding both the mechanisms underlying mental illness and the interventions aimed to improve mental health and well-being and prepares students as workforce ready in the health sector. This unit focuses on taking what we have learned from rigorous psychological science and applying this knowledge to address mental health issues from a variety of perspectives both biological and clinical. This unit builds on foundational knowledge in neuroscience, clinical psychology and counselling, and helps students develop the ability to (a) critically apply this knowledge to identify problems and potential solutions, and (b) communicate this understanding effectively to end-users (i.e., health practitioners, patients and the scientific community at large).

Summary

Unit name Advanced Neuroscience and Clinical Topics
Unit code PSY326
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Mike Garry

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 010999

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Requisites

Prerequisites

(PSY224 or KHA258) and PSY223

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hour lecture weekly

1 x 2-hour tutorial weekly.

Assessment

Test and Quizzes (10%); Oral presentation (10%); Written Assignment (1,500 words, 30%); Final Exam (2hr, 50%).

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