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Unit of Study BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 develop and communicate a written plan to critically address a topic in a core area of psychology
2 develop skills to write effectively in a scientific style appropriate for psychology
3 apply critical judgement, reasoning and evidence to the understanding of a core topic covered in the unit
4 demonstrate an understanding of the major themes and perspectives of psychology.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. develop and communicate a written plan to critically address a topic in a core area of psychology
    • GA6:
  2. develop skills to write effectively in a scientific style appropriate for psychology
    • GA6:
  3. apply critical judgement, reasoning and evidence to the understanding of a core topic covered in the unit
    • GA1:
  4. demonstrate an understanding of the major themes and perspectives of psychology.
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.