This subject's general objective is to help students understand how cultural factors shape and affect human behaviour. This subject covers broad spectrum cross-cultural issues. Topics include sex and the culture; who am I in this world; aggression and warfare; health, stress and coping across culture. At the end of the subject, students will have a better appreciation of cultural groups and learn how to consider cultural issues to interpret personal experiences and cultural diversity issues in various settings. Lectures and tutorials will feature experiential learning approaches and multimedia.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in a cross-cultural psychology research. 2. Comprehend and apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach. 3. Apply knowledge and skills of Psychology in a manner that is reflexive, culturally appropriate and sensitive to the diversity of individuals. 4. Analyse and critique theory and research in the discipline of Psychology and communicate these in written format. 5. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate values and ethics in Psychology. 6. Demonstrate self-directed pursuit of scholarly inquiry in Psychology. 7. Cultural responsiveness, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
All Psychology programs are accredited in the sequence presented and designed to provide students with learning and graduate outcomes in line with APAC accreditation standards. In order to meet these outcomes, students in the Undergraduate program should complete PSYC11, then PSYC12, and finally PSYC13 subjects in the order sequenced.
|Withdraw – Financial?||13/02/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||06/03/2021|