Psychology (Education)

Unit set code: EMAPSY | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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Overview

The psychology major equips you with a theoretical understanding of a range of psychological topics such as motivation and emotion, biological, cognitive, social, and personality psychology. Analytical, research and statistical skills, and understanding of relationships and communication are also developed through study of this major.

Unit set structure

For a major study students must complete 96 credit points of study comprising:

24 credit points (2) Curriculum and Pedagogy units
72 credit points (6) Specialist Area units

What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.

Credits

'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

As part of a course

This unit set is studied as part of the following course(s):

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