Curtin University of Technology
The course involves a greater concentration of psychology units in the third year of study, focusing particularly on issues of social change, group processes and group management, and cross-cultural psychology.
Students can take a variety of majors or minors and electives to complete their degree. On completion of this degree, students may apply for a fourth year of study from an accredited program.Course Learning Outcomes
Apply and evaluate sustainability principles in problem solving relating to the psychology of human behaviour.
Communicate ethically both inter-personally and in group contexts to a range of diverse audiences through a variety of formats including expression in research reports and proposals, online and through portfolio, interviewing, written, oral and listening skills.
Critically evaluate the rigour of theoretical and methodological approaches when deciding on, initiating, planning, designing and conducting research that address psychological research problems in professional contexts.
Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the history and philosophy of psychology as a scientific pursuit of topics and theories for understanding personal, social, cultural including indigenous, organisational, and global human behaviours.
Generate, apply and evaluate basic research methods to address psychological problems, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, including the appropriate use of technologies.
Identify and reflect on prior, current and future learning relevant to psychology to sustain personal and professional development.
Integrate theoretical and technical knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in the core topics of psychology to delineate psychology as a scientific discipline and describe its major objectives.
Recognise how prejudicial attitudes that exist in the reasoning of oneself and others can lead to discrimination and inequity.
Reflect on the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity and other values that are the underpinning of psychology as a discipline.
Reflect upon group dynamics and process to plan, present and evaluate a group activity, based on course theoretical and experiential learning.
Review, analyse and synthesise psychological knowledge by engaging in both critical thinking and sceptical inquiry to solve problems related to human behaviour at a personal, social, cultural, organisational, and global level.
|CRICOS Code||For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.|
|Institution Name||Curtin University of Technology|
|Course Duration||Full Time 3 years Start Semester 1 or 2 Part Time 6 years Start Semester 1 or 2|
|Course University||Curtin University of Technology|
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