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PY1102 - Exploring Psychology 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

A general introduction to the theories, methods, findings and applications of modern scientific psychology. Topics covered include history, methods, genetics, evolution, learning, sensation, perception, group processes, social cognition and consciousness. In order to gain a comprehensive appreciation of the content and methodology of psychology as a whole, students are strongly encouraged to enrol also in PY1101.

Learning Outcomes

  • a preliminary grounding in the intellectual history of the discipline;
  • an appreciation of the way in which research findings in psychology might be applied to the understanding and solution of human problems;
  • an introduction to the content, concepts and methods of selected sub-fields within psychology.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY1002 and PY1003 and PY1104

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); essay/assignment/laboratory reports (35%); research participation (5%) (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Smita Singh.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); essay/assignment/laboratory reports (35%); research participation (5%) (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); essay/assignment/laboratory reports (35%); research participation (5%) (40%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Smita Singh.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); essay/assignment/laboratory reports (35%); research participation (5%) (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (5%); practical report (30%); tutorial participation (5%).

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