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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 2012

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100743

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To further develop students' understanding of those aspects of the biological sciences which underpin the study of psychology, and to introduce students to principles of learning theory, and applications of these principles to improve welfare and well-being in an ethical manner.

Course content

In this course students will further develop their knowledge of biological psychology (including the evolutionary origins of hominids, ethical and legal implications of classification of Great Apes as hominids, comparative genetics, the psychology of learning (including principles of learning and behaviour, ethical issues in their application, conservation psychology) and research design.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 1004 Psychology 1B
BEHL 1003 Psychology 1A

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 2 hours x 7 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 4 weeks
Practical (Field trips to Adelaide Zoo) 3 hours x 2 sessions

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Study design proposal 900 words 20% N/A
Report 2000 words 45% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy
School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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