School Of Psychology

Advanced Topics in Contemporary PsychologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102907.1

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in courses 1796 Graduate Diploma of Psychology, 1865 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), 1860 Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours), 1504 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Honours, or 1500/1834 Bachelor of Psychology. Students enrolled in 1500/1834 Bachelor of Psychology must have successfully completed 240 credit points.

About this Unit
Psychological research and practice exist in a cultural, historical and social context. This unit provides students with knowledge and skills for working in Psychology in the complex, unpredictable and diverse contemporary Australian society. In this unit students develop an advanced level of theoretical and empirical knowledge in selected topics of psychology, an awareness of how this knowledge underpins evidence-based approaches to psychological intervention, and an enhanced capacity for conducting research in selected topic areas. The unit fosters an appreciation of psychology as a scientific discipline and the interplay between psychological research and real-world psychology practice.

1796.4Graduate Diploma in PsychologyCURRENT
1865.2Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT
1905.1Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)CURRENT

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