Major - Psychological Studies

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1050.1

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The Psychological Studies major comprises units in the discipline of psychology that focus on the field of inquiry that uses scientific techniques and methods to understand and explain behaviour and experience. Units in the program are drawn from the following core areas of psychology: brain and behaviour, learning, motivation and emotion, social psychology, lifespan development, perception, and cognitive processes. A Psychological Studies major does not meet APAC requirements for an accredited sequence in Psychology. Students wishing to enrol in an accredited Psychology sequence should complete the Psychology key program of 160 credit points.

Major Structure

Students must successfully complete the following eight units

101184 Psychology: Human Behaviour
101183 Psychology: Behavioural Science
100013 Experimental Design and Analysis
101680 Perception
101684 Brain and Behaviour
101676 Human Learning
101677 Cognitive Processes
101682 Developmental Psychology

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