University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PSYCHOL 1100 - Introductory Psychology

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Restriction: Only available to students in the Graduate entry stream of the BPsychSc
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Completed undergraduate degree
Incompatible: PSYCHOL 1000, PSYCHOL 1001, PSYCHOL 6100
Assessment: Written Exam, online exercises and written assignments
Syllabus:

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and core topics within contemporary psychology through a mixed delivery mode. Core topics covered during the course will include the development of the individual over the lifespan; the study of the person in a social context; differences between people with respect to their intelligence and personality; issues related to individual adjustment and maladjustment; the biological bases of behaviour; the interpretation by the brain of sensory signals from the external environment; the mechanisms underlying learning; the encoding, storage and retrieval of information; the nature of motivation and emotion; and an introduction to psychological assessment. The courses will also provide an introduction to the methodological approaches employed by psychologists to study these topics. Major findings to emerge from psychological research will be presented, and the practical significance of such work will be discussed. Practical work will address the conventions of psychological report writing and the ethical principles underlying psychological research and practice.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Summer School Tue 11/01/2022 Fri 14/01/2022 Mon 07/02/2022 Wed 23/02/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92203 TU01 40 21 5 Jan - 16 Feb Wednesday 10am - 12pm Hughes, 322, Teaching Room
Note: Please note, this a Mixed Cohort Learning tutorial, you may attend this tute either face to face or online. Once enrolled please refer to MyUni for more information