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This course introduces you to several psychological disciplines and shows how psychology advances through scientific research. The course examines general topics such as how people perceive the world around them, how the brain works, and how we think, feel, learn and remember. It also provides a foundation in the nature of research and how psychologists use scientific methodology.
This course complements 73196 Social & Individual Psychology, which teaches the remaining introductory psychology topics.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you have not successfully completed study at Level 5 or higher you need to pass an online entry test before enrolling in this course.
To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
Assessment 60% In-course, 40% Examination
For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.