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Minor (2020)

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Title Neuroscience
Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Special requirements
Excluded Majors Psychology
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Description This minor addresses biological influences on human behaviour, cognition and emotional response. In it, students will explore the roles of psychophysiology and cognitive neuroscience in understanding both normal functioning and psychological disorders.
Recommended Majors
Recommended Minors Social and Developmental Psychology


Minor Structure - 12 credit points

Part I - 3 credit points

Core Unit - 3 credit points

PSY173 Introduction to Psychological Research Methods - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

Part II - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

PSY388 Psychology: Abnormal Behaviour - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

PSY294 Psychology: Cognitive Processes - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

PSY251 Psychology: Biological Bases of Behaviour - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

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