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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Max Jory


This unit introduces basic principles of psychology with an emphasis on their application in everyday life. The unit is designed to assist the student in understanding human behaviour in various contexts. Topic areas include development, perception, learning, memory, personality, social psychology, stress and coping, group behaviour, and motivation.


Examinations (2 x 1 hour): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Max Jory

Contact hours

1-hour lecture and 2-hour workshop per week


APY1910 is not available in the psychology major or minor, or as a Faculty of Science unit