This subject examines the descriptive and causal aspects of personality and individual differences. It explores the major approaches to the study of personality and current research in personality. The subject considers how each theory answers such basic questions as the nature of human personality and motivation, the process of personality development, and the factors influencing the development of both normal and maladaptive forms of behaviour. This subject will enable you to think critically and reflect upon individual differences in human conduct.
School of Psychology
Students may not complete PSY465 and PSY305 in the same award.
PSY451 and (PSY452 or PSY453 or PSY454 or PSY458)
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of PSY465 in Session 3 2020. 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 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.