Adult Psychopathology

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This course provides an understanding of a range of adult psychological disorders. The focus is on the aetiology, assessment and treatment of the disorders.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites
    • 20 Credits or more at Level 6 and Above in Psychology.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Topics covered in this course include:

  • anxiety (agoraphobia, panic, post-traumatic stress, generalised anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • depression
  • bipolar disorder
  • suicide
  • schizophrenia
  • alcohol-related problems
  • eating disorders
  • personality disorders and
  • bicultural and ethical issues in intervention.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites
    • 20 Credits or more at Level 6 and Above in Psychology.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us