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BA – Psychology Studies Major

Handbook year


Major code


Credit point value

24 credit points


Division of Tropical Environments and Societies


Arts, Society and Education

Major Structure


Level 1

PY1101:03 Exploring Psychology: from Brain to Practice

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology: from Perception to Reality


Select 9 credit points of subjects from List 1


Select 9 credit points of subjects from List 2

List 1

PY2018:03 Intercultural Psychology and Cross Cultural Communication

PY2101:03 Psychological Neuroscience

PY2103:03 Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis

PY2104:03 Connecting Social, Psychological and Physical Health

PY2106:03 Through the Looking Glass: Development across the Lifespan

PY2107:03 Experimental Investigation and Analysis of Behaviour

PY2109:03 The World around Us: Environmental Psychology

PY2110:03 Intersections of Psychology and Law: Forensic Psychology

PY2111:03 Learning Processes, Behaviour and Performance

PY2112:03 Memory and Cognition

List 2

PY3101:03 Psychological Research Methods in Interpretation

PY3102:03 Social Psychology in Everyday Life

PY3103:03 Mining the Mind: Psychopathology

PY3104:03 Counselling Principles and Practice for Diverse Environments

PY3106:03 Historical Narratives: Foundations of Modern Psychology

PY3107:03 Psychological Assessment in Action

PY3108:03 Personality Psychology: Decoding the Mysteries of Humans

PY3109:03 Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of Mind

PY3111:03 Population Clinical Health Promotion and Communication