No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

PSY429 Psychology Advanced Topics (8)


This subject is designed to allow students to study a topic in psychology in depth through a course of guided reading. Attention will be paid to both theoretical and applied aspects. The topics available for study each year will reflect the academic interests and availability of staff members. Assignments and an examination will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the issues covered. Students will be able to choose one topic from a list that will be made available in the first session each year.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: PSY429
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Psychology

Enrolment restrictions

4th year Psychology students  only.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the theoretical and substantive issues relating to the topic they have studied; and
- be able to demonstrate a capacity to apply their understanding.


The subject will cover the following topics:
The syllabus will be developed by the staff member(s) concerned each year and include a list of appropriate and current journal articles and other readings.

Residential School

This subject contains a compulsory 3 day residential school.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.