Psychology (Extended Major)

(This major is available at St Lucia only)

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC1020 2 Introduction to Psychology: Minds, Brains and Behaviour
PSYC1030 2 Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
PSYC1040 2 Psychological Research Methodology I


Extended Major requirements (22 units)
Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited Psychology sequence for students intending to apply for admission to BSc(Hons-Psychology).

16 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC2010 2 Psychological Research Methodology II
PSYC2020 2 Neuroscience for Psychologists
PSYC2030 2 Developmental Psychology
PSYC2040 2 Social & Organisational Psychology
PSYC2050 2 Learning & Cognition
PSYC3010 2 Psychological Research Methodology III
PSYC3020 2 Measurement in Psychology
PSYC3102 2 Psychopathology

and 4 units from at least two of the five different study areas below, and 2 units of electives or PSYC3042 listed below -

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3042 2 Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation


(a) Applied/Professional Psychology

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3000 2 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
PSYC3082 2 Psychotherapies and Counselling
PSYC3132 2 Health Psychology
PSYC3202 2 Industrial & Organisational Psychology


(b) Biological Psychology

Course Code Units Course Title
ANAT3022 2 Functional Neuroanatomy
PSYC3222 2 Psychophysiology: Methods & Applications
PSYC3262 2 Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behaviour
PSYC3272 2 The Neuroscience of Social Behaviour
PSYC3302 2 Cognitive Neuroscience


(c) Cognitive Psychology

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3052 2 Judgment & Decision-Making
PSYC3062 2 Introduction to Human Factors
PSYC3192 2 Sensory Neuroscience


(d) Developmental Psychology

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3340 2 Music, Cognition & Development
PSYC3162 2 Development in Infancy
PSYC3282 2 Developmental Perspectives on the Origins of Human Culture
PSYC3312 2 Parenting and Family Psychology


(e) Social Psychology

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC3032 2 Topics in Social Psychology
PSYC3122 2 Attitudes & Social Cognition
PSYC3142 2 Intergroup Relations & Group Processes
PSYC3292 2 Social Psychology of Emotion