PSY10004 Psychology 101

Unit code: PSY10004

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Contact hours: Recommended 10-12 hours of study per week

About this unit

Psychology 101 and Psychology 100 are designed to introduce students to a wide variety of introductory content areas that form the building blocks of psychology that are developed further in more advanced units.


This unit concentrates on intelligence, motivation and emotion. Other topics covered include personality, sexuality, stress and coping and psychopathology. Students are also introduced to social and developmental psychology.

This unit is found in Bachelor of Psychological Sciences and Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Behavioural Studies.