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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 3036

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170224

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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

Course aim

To develop students' advanced understanding of the major theories of personality psychology and critically examine the methodologies and instruments employed in personality research.

Course content

Students will develop an advanced knowledge of the contemporary study of personality and its theoretical background, including but not limited to basic issues in personality, personality and science, history and measurement of personality, motivation and the regulation of control of behaviour, evolutionary and biological foundations of personality, personality and emotion, interpersonal relationships, and mental health.

Textbooks

Larsen, R. J., & Buss, D. M. 2017, Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature, 6th , McGraw Hill, Boston

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 2019 UO Introductory Research Methods

Students should complete specified pre-requisites + 54 units of study in program prior to commencing this course

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
Continuous assessment 675 words equivalent 15% N/A
Report 1800 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 45% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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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

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