HONOURS PSYCHOLOGY COURSEWORK

PSY4HOC

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will participate in interactive blended seminars that focus on: psychological research methods; current issues in psychology; evidence-based psychological assessment and practice; and ethical and professional issues. You will extend your knowledge of key concepts in psychology and learn to apply these with your undergraduate training to applied contexts. Specific attention is directed towards understanding how cultural and linguistic diversity impacts professional and research practices.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in SHPS (Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours) or have completed 360 CPS in SHP, SHPYB or SHPYW (Bachelor of Psychology (Hons))

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY4HNB OR PSY4HNA OR PSY41HON

Equivalent subjectsPSY4HNB OR PSY4HNA OR PSY41HON

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply skills and in-depth knowledge in psychology that promotes respect and harmony among all cultures and diverse communities.
02. Critically evaluate the principles underpinning evidence-based assessment of personality and intelligence and its common applications
03. Choose suitable methodologies to address psychological questions, and analyse and interpret data.
04. Discuss the roles and responsibilities of psychologists in terms of ethical and legal issues, and professional conduct.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Current Issues in Psychology

LectureWeek: 32 - 32
One 6.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via blended.
EPI Case Scenarios and Career Skills. A break will be provided between lectures.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Psychological Research Method

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Evidence-Based Psychological Assessment and Practice

LectureWeek: 43 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Preparing for Job Applications and Interviews.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
Research Colloquium

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.
Research Colloquium

WorkShopWeek: 23 - 23
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via video conference.
Essay workshop

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
EPI Exam. Further details, including exact exam duration, will be provided in the Subject Learning Guide.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 10
One 5.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via video conference.
Orientation Session -To be held in Week 9

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Short statistical reports (Total 1,000-words equivalent) Formative task: students develop skills for interpreting and reporting results of statistical analysisN/AN/AN/ANo7 SILO3
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent) Summative assessments on psychological research methodsN/AN/AN/ANo13 SILO1, SILO3
One X 3-hour exam (3,000-words equivalent) Summative assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Essay workshop presentation (1,000 words) Hurdle requirement: Summative: Write an essay that is a critical evaluation of current issues in a selected area of psychological science.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO3
Major essay (4,000-words) Summative assessments on ethics and professional issuesN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Literature search skills assessment (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task to assess skills in WebQuest and journals (equivalent to 2,000 words)N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent)2N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4
8 x Colloquium commentaries (250-words each, total 2,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative taskN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Evidence-Based Psychological Assessment and Practice

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Current Issues in Psychology

LectureWeek: 32 - 32
One 6.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via blended.
EPI Case Scenarios and Career Skills. A break will be provided between lectures.

LectureWeek: 43 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Preparing for Job Applications and Interviews.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 X 2-hr lecture. Psychological Research Methods.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
Research Colloquium

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.
Research Colloquium.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 10
One 5.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via video conference.
Orientation Session To be held in Week 9

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
EPI Exam. Further details, including exact exam duration, will be provided in the Subject Learning Guide.

WorkShopWeek: 23 - 23
One 2.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via video conference.
Essay workshop

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Short statistical reports (Total 1,000-words equivalent) Formative task: students develop skills for interpreting and reporting results of statistical analysisN/AN/AN/ANo7 SILO3
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent) Summative assessments on psychological research methodsN/AN/AN/ANo13 SILO1, SILO3
One X 3-hour exam (3,000-words equivalent) Summative assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Essay workshop presentation (1,000 words) Hurdle requirement: Summative: Write an essay that is a critical evaluation of current issues in a selected area of psychological science.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO3
Major essay (4,000-words) Summative assessments on ethics and professional issuesN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Literature search skills assessment (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task to assess skills in WebQuest and journals (equivalent to 2,000 words)N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent)2N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4
8 x Colloquium commentaries (250-words each, total 2,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative taskN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMathew Marques

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Current Issues in Psychology

LectureWeek: 43 - 43
One 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Preparing for Job Applications and Interviews

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 X 2-hr lecture. Psychological Research Methods

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
1 x 2-hr lecture. Evidence-Based Psychological Assessment and Practice.

LectureWeek: 32 - 32
One 6.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via blended.
EPI Case Scenarios and Career Skills. A break will be provided between lectures.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Research Colloquium

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Research Colloquium

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
EPI Exam. Further details, including the exact exam duration, will be provided in the Subject Learning Guide

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 10
One 5.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via video conference.
Orientation Session - To be held in Week 9

WorkShopWeek: 23 - 23
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via video conference.
Essay workshop

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Short statistical reports (Total 1,000-words equivalent) Formative task: students develop skills for interpreting and reporting results of statistical analysisN/AN/AN/ANo7 SILO3
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent) Summative assessments on psychological research methodsN/AN/AN/ANo13 SILO1, SILO3
One X 3-hour exam (3,000-words equivalent) Summative assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Essay workshop presentation (1,000 words) Hurdle requirement: Summative: Write an essay that is a critical evaluation of current issues in a selected area of psychological science.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO3
Major essay (4,000-words) Summative assessments on ethics and professional issuesN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Literature search skills assessment (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task to assess skills in WebQuest and journals (equivalent to 2,000 words)N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4
One X 2-hour examinations (2,000-words equivalent)2N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4
8 x Colloquium commentaries (250-words each, total 2,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative taskN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3