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PSYCHOL 7332 - Psychological Assessment

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3710
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to M Psych (O&HF) and PhD/MPsych(O&HF) students only or by permission of Head of School
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Introductory knowledge of the purpose for assessment and the basic principles and practices of psychometric testing.
Assessment: Assignments based on practical exercises and self-directed learning exercises

This course aims to introduce students to the principles and practice of psychological assessment. The course will focus on a small number of widely used norm-referenced tests of intellectual ability, work aptitudes, personality, vocational interests, attitudes and values, and how these tests are used individually and in combination as part of psychological assessment in organisations. Consideration will also be given to interviewing as an assessment tool and to tests of the environment and organisational culture. Students will become familiar with the strengths, limitations, interpretation and presentation of findings from a variety of assessment instruments and will learn skills in both assessment planning and report writing. Students will learn about the ethical and social implications of assessment in a variety of contexts including socially and linguistically diverse populations. Opportunities for practice administration of assessment tools will be provided.

Course Fees

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $805 Band 1 $805 select program select program

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3710 Mon 13/03/2017 Fri 31/03/2017 Fri 05/05/2017 Fri 09/06/2017

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10497 LE01 20 7 1 Mar - 15 Mar Wednesday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
29 Mar - 5 Apr Wednesday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 26 Apr Wednesday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 4 May Thursday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
18 May - 8 Jun Thursday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room