Back to Find Units Page

Unit of Study BHS30006 - Behaviour Change (2018)

Show me unit information for year

Unit Snapshot


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 describe the principles underlying behaviour analysis
2 employ knowledge of procedures for the design and evaluation of behaviour change programs to critically analyse existing programs
3 design an effective behaviour change program and illustrate how it would be evaluated
4 critically evaluate philosophical and ethical questions relating to the bases and practice of behaviour analysis
5 monitor and implement changes to one's own behaviour using behavioural principles

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

  1. describe the principles underlying behaviour analysis
    • GA4:
  2. employ knowledge of procedures for the design and evaluation of behaviour change programs to critically analyse existing programs
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. design an effective behaviour change program and illustrate how it would be evaluated
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  4. critically evaluate philosophical and ethical questions relating to the bases and practice of behaviour analysis
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. monitor and implement changes to one's own behaviour using behavioural principles
    • GA5:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.