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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 2017

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170223

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 3
Study Period 6

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 the psychology of learning and research design and ethical applications of principles of learning. This course will introduce students to the evolutionary origins of hominids, ethical and legal implications of classification of Great Apes as hominids, and comparative cognition and behaviour. Students will further explore the biological bases of behaviour and how physiological, psychological, and sociocultural or environmental factors are interconnected.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 1030 UO Psychology 1A
BEHL 1031 UO Psychology 1B

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

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
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Report 3000 words equivalent 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

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