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PSY3500 Personality Theory

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology


Pre-requisite: PSY2020


This course builds upon personality-relevant sections of PSY1010 and methodology and statistics-relevant sections of both PSY1020. In addition, knowledge of Social Processes of Behaviour (PSY2010) and Developmental Psychology (PSY2030) is recommended. Students are provided the opportunity to develop reasonable, logical and testable hypotheses about the causes of unique and shared aspects of personality and individual differences, and develop a greater insight into the potential biases, limitations, and contradictions (as well as the strengths and compatibilities) of the major perspectives and approaches taken by theorists and researchers in the field.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2016 Online