6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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The unit introduces students to cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic and social understandings of human behaviour. This multi-disciplinary orientation, including studies of the human mind, consciousness, emotion, and normal and abnormal behaviours, provides students with a broad and detailed introduction to understanding human behaviour.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate:
- an appropriate level of understanding of a range of theoretical orientations to human behaviour
- the ability to discriminate between evidence, interpretation, opinion and fact in evaluating these theories and concepts
- an ability to communicate, orally and in a written form, their understanding of these theories and concepts.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
BHS1711, GSC1711, PSS1711, ATS1359