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PSY4508

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof E Gullone

Synopsis

This unit is intended to familiarize students to current issues in psychology relating to culture and universality. In particular several core areas will be covered, namely developmental psychology, emotions, values, subjective well-being, self-identity, and psychopathology. Key empirical works and major reviews in this area will be presented and students will be required to discuss the works with a view to identifying the implications of these works for psychological understanding and application.

Assessment

Seminar presentation (35%)
Participation in class discussion (25%)
Essay (1500 words)(40%)

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor E Gullone

Prohibitions

PSY4507, PSY4509, PSY4230, PSY4250