ADVANCED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY

PSY4ATP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will enable you to further develop your knowledge of psychology in basic and applied fields, and relevant practical skills in selected topical areas. The general areas in which topics are offered include autism spectrum disorders, human-animal relationship, alcohol use and policy, health communication and services, and family therapy.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAgnes Hazi

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLearning Activities In weekly seminars, you will engage in in-depth discussions of theoretical, methodological and practical issues following a lecture presentation. You will work on case scenarios, role-plays and other activities to deepen your understanding and develop skills.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY4HOX AND PSY4HNB AND PSY4HNA AND PSY4HOC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementCompletion of 360 cps if enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology (Hon) course.

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the current topical areas in psychology.
02. Critically evaluate issues in areas of psychology .
03. Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing, with peers and the community.
04. Recognise the importance of the relationship between knowledge of the scientific discipline of psychology and the application of this knowledge in the practice of psychology.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, LTU Term 4, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAgnes Hazi

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 4.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical commentaries on research presentations. Three commentaries of 500-words each (1,500 words).

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

The duration of the examination is 2 hours. The examination consists of multiple-choice questions with four response choices that assess key knowledge presented in the subject (2,000 words equivalent).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 4, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAgnes Hazi

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 4.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical commentaries on research presentations. Three commentaries of 500-words each (1,500 words).

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

The duration of the examination is 2 hours. The examination consists of multiple-choice questions with four response choices that assess key knowledge presented in the subject (2,000 words equivalent).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 4, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAgnes Hazi

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 4.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical commentaries on research presentations. Three commentaries of 500-words each (1,500 words).

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

The duration of the examination is 2 hours. The examination consists of multiple-choice questions with four response choices that assess key knowledge presented in the subject (2,000 words equivalent).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAgnes Hazi

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

SeminarWeek: 30 - 35
One 4.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.
Thursdays

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical commentaries on research presentations. Three commentaries of 500-words each (1,500 words).

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

The duration of the examination is 2 hours. The examination consists of multiple-choice questions with four response choices that assess key knowledge presented in the subject (2,000 words equivalent).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4