Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Psychology School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2L2T or equivalent

Assessment methods

Report, mid-semester on-line quizz and final exam

Course coordinator

Dr Eric Vanman (Sem 1), Dr Phil Grove (Sem 2)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

The School of Psychology recommends only two of the three first year courses is undertaken in the first semester of study.
Psychology is founded on the scientific method. This course introduces students to the theory and practice of research and report writing in psychology. Lectures will cover topics such as: science and the scientific method; research methodologies, techniques and designs; the practice and problems of measurement in psychology; exploring, displaying, describing and analysing research data; and report writing. Weekly workshops/tutorials will involve: experimental design; ethical concerns; collecting, handling, describing, analysing and reporting data; report writing; and exercises and questions relating to the entire course content.
Semester 1: 2 hour workshop Semester 2: 2 hour lecture, 2 hour tutorial.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile