- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0001
Previous Code: KT1000.1
Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs? No
Psychology is the field of inquiry that uses scientific techniques and methods to understand and explain behaviour and experience. As a profession, it involves the application of psychological knowledge to practical problems in human behaviour. Subjects in the program are drawn from the following core areas of psychology: brain and behaviour, learning, motivation and emotion, social psychology, lifespan development, perception and cognitive processes.
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Internal||enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au|
The Major in Psychology offered within the Bachelor of Arts is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as an undergraduate three year sequence in Psychology.
The accredited Psychology Major requires the four BA Core subjects and the sequence of subjects in the recommended sequence.
|Arts Core Subjects|
|HUMN 1052||Australian Politics and Active Citizenship||10|
|LANG 1030||Thinking Critically About Texts and Society||10|
|HUMN 1053||Diversity, Language and Culture||10|
|LANG 1029||Foundations of Academic English||10|
Equivalent Core Subjects
The core subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in 2019 or earlier.
HUMN 1002 - Analytical Reading and Writing, replaced by LANG 1029 Foundations of Academic English
HUMN 1005 - Australia and the World, replaced by HUMN 1052 Australian Politics and Active Citizenship
HUMN 1009 - Contemporary Society, replaced by HUMN 1053 Diversity, Language and Culture
LANG 1026 - Texts and Traditions, replaced by LANG 1030 Thinking Critically About Texts and Society
Bankstown, Penrith and Parramatta South Campuses
|Autumn session||Credit Points|
|BEHV 1018||Psychology: Human Behaviour||10|
|BEHV 1016||Psychology: Behavioural Science||10|
|BEHV 2002||Brain and Behaviour||10|
|MATH 2006||Experimental Design and Analysis||10|
|BEHV 2005||Human Learning||10|
|BEHV 3014||Motivation and Emotion||10|
|BEHV 3023||Social Psychology||10|
|BEHV 3004||Advanced Research Methods||10|
|BEHV 3009||Developmental Psychology||10|
|BEHV 3002||Abnormal Psychology||10|
|BEHV 3007||Cognitive Processes||10|
|Total Credit Points||120|