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PY4108 - Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: PY4108 PY4109
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to psychology students who have completed three years of study and who have been accepted into either level 4 of the psychology honours program or the Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology. Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

This subject covers advanced level topics in psychology, across a range of staff interests, and including seminars by visiting speakers. Specific topics are advised by the School prior to the commencement of each year.

Learning Outcomes

  • to acquire advanced professional competencies and knowledge bases;
  • to acquire specialised, in-depth knowledge of selected psychology topics;
  • to develop and hone critical and analytical skills of a high professional standard.
Prerequisites: must have completed 72cp
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY4090 PY4103

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr David Mitchell
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Beryl Buckby, Professor Russell Hawkins, Dr Leh Woon Mok.
Workload expectations:
  • 9 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 32 hours - Modules. Jo Wales seminar series
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nerina Caltabiano
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Beryl Buckby, Professor Russell Hawkins, Assoc. Professor Garry Kidd, Dr David Cottrell, Assoc. Professor Deborah Graham, Assoc. Professor Marie Caltabiano, Assoc. Professor Nerina Caltabiano.
Workload expectations:
  • 32 hours lectures - Two modules presented by staff
  • 9 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wales Seminar series
  • 6 hours - Compulsory class contact
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Denise Dillon, Dr Smita Singh, Ms Neesha Shinde, Dr Lidia Suarez, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Joanna Barlas.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - Two modules presented by staff
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wales Seminar series
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Patrick Lin, Dr Koong Foo, Dr Lidia Suarez, <Person not found>, Ms Lydia Tan, Dr Divjyot Kaur, Dr Joanna Barlas.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - Two modules presented by staff
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wales Seminar series
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Denise Dillon, Dr Smita Singh, Dr Lidia Suarez, <Person not found>, Dr Divjyot Kaur, <Person not found>, Dr Bridget McConnell.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - Two modules presented by staff
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wales Seminar series
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.