Introduces the students to the relationship between psychological theory and practice through a combination of invited professional speakers, self-directed research, and collaborative sharing of knowledge. Students will gain a better understanding of their own values and strengths in the context of career planning and will develop insights and strategies for career and self-management. Social and emotional competencies are introduced.
- Psychology study pathways and career development skills
- Becoming a registered psychologist
- Other psychological careers: sports; organisational and neuropsychology
- Maximising your undergraduate degree
- Different post-psychology study careers
- Psychology research and academia
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||describe a variety of contexts in which professional psychology is conducted|
|2||present information orally and in poster format, as would be required in either professional practice or academic meetings|
|3||frame their own career aspirations in a global citizenship context|
|4||demonstrate insight into the impact of social and emotional competencies to achieve career success|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- describe a variety of contexts in which professional psychology is conducted
- present information orally and in poster format, as would be required in either professional practice or academic meetings
- frame their own career aspirations in a global citizenship context
- demonstrate insight into the impact of social and emotional competencies to achieve career success
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Teaching and assessment
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