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Personality and Psychology Assessment 1 - PSYC2014

Year - 2020

The main aim of this course is to introduce students to a number of influential theories in personality and intelligence. Students will be exposed to some conceptual analysis and will be expected to gain an understanding and be able to examine critically the various theories covered. Furthermore, students will be introduced to key topics in the scientific study and assessment of individual differences (Psychometrics) in personality and intelligence. The course will cover both conceptual (e.g. validity and reliability) and applied (e.g. Factor Analysis) elements of statistical psychometric inference.

Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.

One 2 hour exam, major assignment (1500-2000 word essay/report), minor assignment (short written practical exercise and/or tutorial quizzes and/or class presentation) (100%)


PSYC1001 and PSYC1002


PSYC2016 or PSYC2017 or PSYC2015 or PSYC2915


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Psychology Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
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