HPS105 - Foundations of Psychological Practice

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), 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.
Campus students will participate in 1 x 1 hour online class and 1 x 1 hour on campus seminar weekly;
Cloud students will participate in  1 x 1 hour online class and 1 x 1 hour online seminar weekly


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: 4 Online quizzes 20%

Assessment task 2: Case analysis (2500 words) 60%

Assessment task 3: Career path and course plan 20%

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