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.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School 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.


This 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 3 day Compulsory Residential School.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.