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ATS1261: Understanding human behaviour

Faculty of Arts

Understanding human behaviour

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The unit introduces students to cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic and social understandings of human behaviour. This multi-disciplinary orientation, including studies of the human mind, consciousness, emotion, and normal and abnormal behaviours, provides students with a broad and detailed introduction to understanding human behaviour.


1 - Analytical exercise - 15% 2 - Essay - 50% 3 - Quiz - 35%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.