Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
Psychology in Context provides an overview of the way in which psychological theory is used in a variety of workplace and institutional environments. Specifically, this unit demonstrates the importance of psychological processes in relation to educational, legal/forensic and organisational settings. Students are required to undertake independent reading to develop their knowledge in the topics covered in the lecture programme. In the practical programme students will engage in a range of applied activities to develop their understanding of how these factors impact on human behaviour in these settings. Students will also develop skills in scientific writing, including referencing and formatting of psychology assignments.
|Unit name||Psychology in Context|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Dr Halley Pontes
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||090701|
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Lecture (2 hours/week online via MyLO)
Practical (2 hours/week on-campus)
Tests and Quizzes (20%),
Written Assignment (800 words, 30%),
Final exam (2 hr, 50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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