Love, Sex and Relationships
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Behavioral Science, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This subject explores human love and relationships from a scientific perspective. The subject examines biological and behavioural aspects of sexuality, including sexual anatomy, gender, sexual orientation, erotica and pleasure. Students learn how to build and maintain healthy relationships, improve relationship communication and unlock the mysteries of love and attraction.Learning Objectives1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in love, sex and relationships research.
2. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical inquiry and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavioural and mental processes.
3. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
4. Understand and apply psychological principles to personal issues.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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.