Bachelor of Health Sciences

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Psychology - unit set code MJ-H000008

D391 Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts students must enrol in unit set code MJ-AH00008

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool

Individual units may not be available on every campus. Also available in Cloud (online)

This sequence develops students′ understanding of a range of topics in psychology, which is the science concerned with unravelling questions about human behaviour and mental processes. This six unit major is not intended for the purpose of registration as a psychologist.

To obtain the six unit major students must complete HPS111 and HPS121 plus
Any two level 2 units from the list below.
Any two level 3 units (for which the prerequisite units have been completed) from the list below.

Students intending to become psychologists must complete four years of academic study (three years of undergraduate study, including ten units of psychology, plus either an Honours year or the Graduate Diploma of Psychology).

To obtain the ten unit undergraduate psychology sequence students must complete all the units listed below.

HPS111Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour

HPS121Psychology B: Individual and Social Development

HPS201Research Methods in Psychology A

HPS202Child and Adolescent Development

HPS203The Human Mind

HPS204Human Social Behaviour

HPS205Brain, Biology and Behaviour

HPS301Research Methods in Psychology B

HPS307Personality

HPS308Psychopathology

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