psychology/ug-bus-psychology

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Undergraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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NOTE: This area of study has been updated - please refer to the change register for details.

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Caulfield

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Psychology examines human nature: how we interact, operate and think. It is concerned with problem-solving, perception, decision-making and communication. Business psychology seeks to adapt this understanding to assist organisations to operate more effectively.

Units

All students complete the requirements as outlined below for the degree in which they are enrolled.

Bachelor of Business

To complete the psychology major in the Bachelor of Business, students must complete:

(a.) The following nine units:

  • PSY1011 Psychology A
  • PSY1022 Psychology B
  • PSY2031 Developmental and biological psychology
  • PSY2042 Cognitive and social psychology
  • PSY2051 Research design and analysis
  • PSY3032 Abnormal psychology
  • PSY3041 Psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics
  • PSY3051 Perception and personality
  • PSY3062 Research methods and theory

(b.) one unit from the following list:

  • PSY2112 Organisational psychology
  • PSY3120 Introduction to counselling
  • PSY3130 Health psychology
  • PSY3150 Contemporary social psychology
  • PSY3160 Psychology of language
  • PSY3170 Decision making in professional settings
  • PSY3180 Human neuropsychology: Developmental and neurodegenerative disorders
  • PSY3190 Addiction studies

Bachelor of Business (Psychology)

To complete the psychology major in the Bachelor of Business (Psychology), students must complete:

(a.) The following nine units (54 points):

  • PSY1011 Psychology 1A
  • PSY1022 Psychology 1B
  • PSY2031 Developmental and biological psychology
  • PSY2042 Cognitive and social psychology
  • PSY2051 Research design and analysis
  • PSY3032 Abnormal psychology
  • PSY3041 Psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics
  • PSY3051 Perception and personality
  • PSY3062 Research methods and theory

(b.) one unit from the following list:

  • PSY2112 Organisational psychology
  • PSY3120 Introduction to counselling
  • PSY3130 Health psychology
  • PSY3150 Contemporary social psychology
  • PSY3160 Psychology of language
  • PSY3170 Decision making in professional settings
  • PSY3180 Human neuropsychology: developmental and neurodegenerative disorders
  • PSY3190 Addiction studies

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Relevant courses

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 4407 Bachelor of Business (Psychology)