Sub-major - Psychology Extension

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM1124.1

Related Courses

1835.2 Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)
1865.1 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

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 sub-major students must choose four units from a prescribed pool. The sub-major is a compulsory component of 1865 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). Students enrolled in other degrees are welcome to select the sub-major, 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.

101182 Behaviour and Environment
101193 Health Psychology
100015 History and Philosophy of Psychology
101189 Introduction to Logical Thinking
101190 Introduction to Research Methods
102530 Mental Health Workforce Training
101679 Personality
102606 Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness, Resilience and Wellbeing
102350 Psychology and the Online World
102399 Psychology, Crime and Law
100023 Psychology of Language
101557 The Individual in Society

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

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