PSY101 Foundations of Psychology 1 and PSY102 Foundations of Psychology 2, together, provide a thorough introduction to the discipline of psychology. PSY101 Foundations of Psychology 1 includes the following topic areas: i) introduction to the science of psychology, ii) research methods, iii) biological aspects of behaviour, iv) sensation and perception, v) consciousness, vi) learning, memory, vii) cognitive processes and language, and viii) intelligence. Fundamental principles, theories, methods, and research findings are studied for each topic. A key aim of the subject is to develop students competencies in critical thinking and essay writing following the American Psychological Association (APA) conventions.
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The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of PSY101 in Session 3 2021. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2022. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.