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Minor (2020)

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Social and Developmental Psychology

Title Social and Developmental Psychology
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 is concerned with the influence of social and cultural context on human behaviour, cognition and emotional response. It also explores the changes that occur throughout the individual's lifespan and the maturational and experiential factors driving these changes.
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Structure

Minor Structure - 12 credit points

Part I - 3 credit points

Core Unit - 3 credit points

PSY101 Introduction to Cultural Psychology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

Part II - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

PSY286 Psychology: Human Development - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

PSY285 Psychology: Social Bases of Behaviour - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

PSY287 Psychology: Evolved Social Cognition - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

OR

PSY393 Psychology: The Developing Mind - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

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