Psychology in Professional Contexts

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology in Professional Contexts

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Behavioral Science, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    PYB000 is a foundation unit for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) degree. This unit provides an introduction to the nature, scope, and application of psychological knowledge in diverse professional contexts, and considers the social, cultural and ethical, and multidisciplinary frameworks that shape psychological practice. This unit aims to develop your skills as an active and reflective learner, by explicitly linking the academic and generic skills you will develop throughout the course, with their application to psychological practice.

    Learning Outcomes
    Upon successful completion of the unit, you will able to:
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of how psychological knowledge, skills, and values can be applied in a variety of occupational and community settings;
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of key cultural, legal, and ethical factors that influence psychological practice;
    3. Recognise the role of collaborative professional practice in enhancing psychological well-being;
    4. Demonstrate technological and academic literacy skills that enhance communication and information retrieval in the discipline context of psychology;
    5. Demonstrate an ability to work and achieve scholarly goals within a collaborative group environment and to reflect on this process.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.