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PSY1101 Introduction to Psychology
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to psychology and to the role of scientific method. It equips students with a basic understanding of the subject matter of psychology by examining the biological bases of behaviour including consciousness, sensation and perception; learning and cognition including memory, thinking, and language; emotion and motivation; personality and individual differences; psychological health and well-being; and psychological disorders.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G40Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Addiction Studies)
E94Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Children and Family Studies)
E39Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Criminology)
G02Bachelor of Arts (Psychology - Women's Studies)
E95Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
M33Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
M32Bachelor of Science (Medical Radiations)
E37Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
MIPSYPsychology Minor
T02University Certificate in Psychological Studies
T01University Diploma in Psychological Studies
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004