This unit provides a further introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Lecture topics include research methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their knowledge in the areas covered by the lecture program.
In practical classes students are introduced to the processes of conducting experiments and writing these up in a style appropriate for the behavioural sciences. Students will be engaged in class-based activities and experiments that highlight some of the key aspects of the topics covered in lectures.
Attendance at practical classes is compulsory.
|Unit name||Psychology B|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Medicine
Dr Christine Padgett (Semester 2), Dr Andrew Chapman (Semester 1)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|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.
- MEXCL - KHA101, KHA102
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
- MEXCL - KHA101, KHA102
One 2-hr lecture weekly, twelve 1-hr practical classes, plus twelve self-directed prac exercises (approx. 1 hr each)
Online quiz (10%), 1500 word research report (25%), practical test (10%), research participation (5%), final exam (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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