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PSYC13-317: Applied Psychology

Description

This subject focuses on the application of psychological and neuroscientific research to areas outside of the lab. Topics covered may include the use of psychometric tests for workplace assessment; the application of psychological research to the legal system; innovative approaches to using neuroscience methods to improve health and wellbeing; the application of cognitive, motivational and neuroscience techniques to human performance; the rise of “big data” and large scale psychological interventions; and ethical issues involved in the application of psychological theory and research to the real world. Students will develop an understanding of the different and important ways in which psychological research can be applied, the challenges involved in doing so, and the strengths and weaknesses of different disciplines in applied contexts.

 

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodePSYC13-317
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. 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. 2. Analyse and critique theory and research in the discipline of psychology and communicate these in written and oral formats. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate values and ethics in psychology. 4. Demonstrate self-directed pursuit of scholarly inquiry in psychology.

Enrolment requirements

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Nil

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Nil

Subject outlines

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