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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.

Summary 2020

Unit name Psychology B
Unit code KHA112
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology

Dr Emily Lowe-Calverley

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 18/10/2020 18/10/2020

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $1,260.00 090701

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • MEXCL - KHA101, KHA102


Teaching Pattern

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%)

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