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PSYC71-408: Neuropsychology

Description

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

TypePostgraduate
CodePSYC71-408
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,110
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,170

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in neuropsychology.
2. Demonstrate comprehension and application of 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. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication and interview skills in situations appropriate to psychological practice and research. This includes active listening, clarifying and reflecting, effective questioning, summarising and paraphrasing, developing rapport, appropriate cultural responsiveness and empathic responding.
4. Explain how basic psychological intervention strategies can be applied across a range of contexts including consideration of cultural responsiveness.
5. Cultural responsiveness, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

The Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Professional Psychology programs are accredited pathways towards registration as a Psychologist. Entry into these programs is based on a calculated GPA derived from a completed four year sequence of study in Psychology as accredited by APAC as well as invitation into the degree. As such, this subject can only be taken by those students successfully admitted to the degree.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021