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This course provides an advanced treatment of those aspects of psychology that relate to the measurement of human characteristics and introduces the discipline of psychological assessment.
The course content concentrates on providing students with the conceptual background necessary for gaining an understanding of the underpinning theories and practical/interventionist aspects of psychological assessment. Hence this course aims to achieve a balance between theory and practice, and to provide students with insight into the importance of such a balance.
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 need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
Once you have completed this course and 73326 Personality & Individual Differences as part of a psychology major of a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, you can be considered for test user registration at Level C through the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed any psychology course at Level 6.
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 50% In-course; 40% Examination; 10% Supervised workshop.
For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.
As part of this course you must attend a full day workshop in either Auckland or Wellington. This will be held in early May.