Psychology 4B - PSYC4103

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Psychology

Course Outline: Click Here

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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In broad terms this course will deal with history and systems of psychology, the main contemporary developments in different areas of psychology; ethical issues for psychologists, and evidence-based practice in psychology.

The main objectives of this course are:
  1. to provide for the completion of an integrated and comprehensive education in the discipline of psychology;
  2. to provide students with an understanding of the history of psychology as a scientific discipline;
  3. to permit advanced level study in a range of areas;
  4. to deepen understanding of the principles of ethical issues in professional practice and to provide students with an understanding and familiarity with the APS Code of Ethics and other legislation pertaining to the practice of professional psychology;
  5. to provide students with an understanding of the theoretical and empirical bases underpinning evidence-based approaches to psychological intervention; and
  6. to build foundational knowledge and skills in interviewing and counseling.
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