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PY4109 - Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: PY4108 PY4109
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically.
Prerequisites: PY4108
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.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nerina Caltabiano
Workload expectations:
  • 32 hours lectures - Two modules presented by staff
  • 9 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wales Seminar series
  • 26 hours - Transition seminar series
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures - Jo Wales Seminar series
  • 48 hours workshops/Seminars - Two modules presented by staff
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures - Jo Wales Seminar series
  • 48 hours workshops/Seminars - Two modules presented by staff
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours lectures - Jo Wales Seminar series
  • 48 hours workshops/Seminars - Two modules presented by staff
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours practicals - Workshops (12 hrs maximum)
  • 9 hours workshops/Seminars - Jo Wale seminars
  • 32 hours - Modules
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.