Sub-major - Psychology Extension

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1114.1

Related Courses

1834.1 Bachelor of Psychology

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

The Psychology Extension sub-major is designed to give students enrolled in an accredited psychology sequence the opportunity to study some areas of psychology in greater depth. To complete the submajor students must choose four units from a prescribed pool, with at least two of those being more advanced Level 3 units. The sub-major is a compulsory component of 1834 Bachelor of Psychology. Students enrolled in other degrees are welcome to select the submajor, but they should carefully check the prerequisites of units in the pool as many of them require completion of units from the psychology core.

Sub-major Structure

Student must choose 40 credit points from the following list of pool unit. At least 20 credit points must be from Level 3 units.

101189 Introduction to Logical Thinking
101190 Introduction to Research Methods
101557 The Individual in Society
100023 Psychology of Language
101182 Behaviour and Environment
101193 Health Psychology
102350 Psychology and the Online World
101679 Personality
100015 History and Philosophy of Psychology
102399 Psychology, Crime and Law

Students may study additional units from this pool as open electives.

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