Psychology

MAJOR

Overview

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

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Key information

Campus

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Unit set code

MJ-H000008

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Units

To obtain the six unit major students must complete HPS111 and HPS121 plus:

  • any two level 2 units from the psychology units list below.
  • any two level 3 units from the psychology units list below.

Core units

  • Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour HPS111
  • Psychology B: Individual and Social Development HPS121
  • Plus two units from the list below:

  • Psychology Research Methods (Introductory) HPS201
  • Child and Adolescent Development HPS202
  • The Human Mind HPS203
  • Human Social Behaviour HPS204
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology HPS206
  • Plus two units from the list below:

  • Psychology Research Methods (Intermediate) HPS301
  • Pathways Through Adulthood HPS302
  • The Social Psychology of Relationships HPS304
  • Personality HPS307
  • Psychopathology HPS308
  • Brain, Biology and Behaviour HPS310
  • Cognitive Neuroscience HPS395