Psychology 100

PSY10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.



Aims and objectives

Psychology 100 and Psychology 101 are designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the main theories and methods of psychology.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Explain the general methods of investigation employed in psychological research, and show an appreciation of the main issues in research ethics;
2. Explain key concepts from major content areas in psychology. These include: biological underpinnings of psychology; sensory processes, perception, and consciousness; personality; health, clinical, and abnormal psychology;
3. Locate, organise and integrate information from various sources concerning topics and problems relating to psychology;
4. Communicate in a logical and clear manner the results of investigating a topic or problems relating to psychology;
5. Apply psychological theories, methods, and data to explain aspects of your everyday experiences and behaviours.

Courses with unit

This unit will not be offered from 2020