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An introduction to social psychology, developmental psychology, personality and individual differences, and abnormal psychology.
Psychology is a diverse and thriving science devoted to understanding behaviour and the human mind. In PSYC106 you will receive an introduction a number of different domains including personality, social, developmental, psychopathology, organisational, and Māori and psychology. You will also learn about the different research methods used in psychology research.
Explain some of the key terms used in the study of personality, social, developmental, psychopathology, organisational, and Māori psychology.Describe some of the key concepts and theories in personality, social, developmental, psychopathology, organisational, and Māori psychology. Practice some of the research techniques that are used to gain scientific knowledge in psychology.Demonstrate elementary abilities in handling quantitative data in psychology.Demonstrate abilities to write clearly about research procedures and data in a research report.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
O’Shea, R. P. & McKenzie, W. A;
Writing for psychology
South Melbourne: Cengage, 2013.
There are no required textbooks for this course. Assigned readings for all topics will be provided online via LEARN.
Domestic fee $916.00
International fee $4,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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