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Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This is one of two parts (PSY4HNA, PSY4HNB) of the Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours degree. It requires the completion of 120 credit points, either over one year of full time study or over two years of part time study. The main components of the course are (a) a supervised research project, (b) blended seminars on psychological research methods, (c) blended seminars on current issues in psychology and evidence-based psychological assessment and practice, and (d) a blended learning online unit on ethical and professional issues.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorEmi Kashima

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SHPS (Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours) or SHP (Bachelor of Psychology Honours).


Incompatible subjectsPSY41HON

Equivalent subjectsPSY41HON

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a field of study in psychology.
02. Identify and critically evaluate the principles underpinning evidence-based assessment of personality and intelligence, including administering and interpreting commonly used psychological assessment instruments with well-developed judgement.
03. Choose suitable methodologies to address psychological questions, and analyse and interpret data appropriately to draw conclusions.
04. Discuss the roles and responsibilities of psychologists in terms of ethical and legal issues, and professional conduct.
05. Conduct research projects that include review of empirical literature, appropriate research design and methodology, suitable data collection and proper analysis and interpretation of findings.
06. Apply knowledge and skills of psychology promoting respect and harmony among all cultures and diverse communities.

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