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Introduction to Applications of Psychology (PSY171)

Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 3
Availability KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
Description Psychological study and practice covers the vast spectrum of all human behaviour and thought. This unit will explore some of the more interesting issues faced when working as a psychologist. The unit will focus on how psychologists work in such areas as: child development and education; counselling and treatment of clinical disorders; organisational management and human resources; and many more specialist areas. This unit will also cover issues of professionalism, ethics, regulation and the practicalities of becoming a psychological professional.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/tutorials/laboratories/seminars: 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites Nil.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Appears in these Minors Health Psychology
Organisational Psychology
Social Psychology
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.

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