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PSY1104 Psychological Skills A

Short Description: Psychological Skills A
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Professional Pathway Psych
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BPSH or BSCI (13815 Psychology) or BSCI (17582 Psychology Extended) or BSCI (17327 Counselling)


This course deals with the fundamental issues of research and professional skills. With respect to psychological research skills, we start by introducing the language of research through the basic constructs of any research program. We want to ensure that students understand the relationship between theory and its operationalisation through the manipulation and measurement of concrete variables and how hypotheses can be constructed from such considerations. With respect to professional skills development, the foundation of all professional practice is ethical practice and behaviour. This course requires students to be aware of, and to be able to apply, the APS code of ethics and the NHMRC National Statement on the Ethical Conduct of Human Research to professional and research issues. Finally, students' engagement in career development learning will focus on developing a career profile and understanding their career options.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 December 2021