PSYC425 - Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology

10 cp
Mode: Lectures, seminars, videos, online exercises, webinars, podcasts and discussion

As part of your advanced training in the discipline of psychology, this unit provides you with the opportunity to learn about how psychological principles inform the development of theory, assessment, interventions and psychological practice. This unit presents specialised research topics in an area of applied psychology, highlighting the translation of psychological knowledge into psychological practice. The unit provides a platform for developing critical thinking and applying advanced understanding to designing interventions and translating evidence to practice. The material will be of an advanced nature, offering critical engagement with cutting edge research and innovation and in-depth examination of contemporary perspectives on and interpretation of recent trends in the field of applied psychology. The aim of this unit is to broaden your knowledge in an area of applied psychology and enable you to apply that knowledge to real-life settings.