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This course offers an introduction to psychology as a scientific discipline and as a profession, with special emphasis on initiating the academic and professional development of students in the Bachelor of Psychology programme. The content of this course is structured around the graduate attributes associated with the scientist-practitioner model, the basis for the training of psychologists in Australia and internationally. You will be introduced to diverse areas of professional psychology practice, and a major focus of the course will be research training within a group setting. This course also provides a first step in your development of psychological literacy, that is, the capacity to intentionally utilise your psychological knowledge, skills and attitudes to achieve personal, professional, and societal goals.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Restricted to students currently enrolled in program 3632 Psychology (Honours) or 4721 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) / Law

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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