HPS105 - Foundations of Psychological Practice

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Merrilyn Hooley





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Contact hours:

Students will on average spend 110 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit. This will include an average of 2 contact hours per week (1 x 1 hour online class weekly and 1 x 1 hour online seminar weekly). These sessions will provide an opportunity for consultation with staff and informal discussions about unit content with staff and students.

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour cloud (online) class and 1 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminar per week


New unit 2017


This unit introduces students to the ways that the profession of psychology applies, and also informs, psychological knowledge to solve problems associated with human behaviour. The content of the unit provides a context for understanding and applying the discipline-specific knowledge and skills acquired through completion of the Psychology undergraduate courses.


Assessment task 1: Video presentation/reflection (maximum 5 minutes) 10%

Assessment task 2: Participation and Online quizzes 25%

Assessment task 3: Case analysis 45%

Assessment task 5: Professionalism, Career path and course plan 20%

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