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PSYC71-408: Neuropsychology


This subject provides an introduction to neuropsychological theory, and research. Emphasis is placed on the contribution of neuropsychology to the understanding of human behaviour. This subject emphasises the scientific approach of neuropsychology.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,616
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,780

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in neuropsychology, and knowledge of the theoretical and empirical bases underpinning evidence approaches to psychological intervention
2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research
3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to mental and neural processes
4. Explain how the science of neuropsychology is influenced by social, historical, and act ethically
5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts
6. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning


Only available if admitted into a Postgraduate Psychology accredited program

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018