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|Offered at:||(B, X)|
Trimester 1 (B, X), Trimester 3 (X) (2010-2011)
|Unit chair:||B Richardson (B)|
|Prerequisite:||HPS111 and HPS121|
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week (1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour practical bi-weekly)|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore a range of theoretical frameworks which are used in the study of personality. It will provide students with a sound knowledge of the nature of personality theories, and the major themes, assumptions and issues involved in this area. Students will analyse the psychoanalytic, learning, phenomenological, dispositional and cognitive approaches, in order to assess their practical usefulness and scientific status.
Examination (2 hours) 50%, essay (2000 words) 50%
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