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Psychology and Writing Double Major

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Allows students to integrate knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives and empirical findings in the core topics of psychology, towards understanding personal, social, cultural and global human behaviours.

Students who have a passion for writing will find the opportunity to develop skills in a range of genres, as well nurture their capacity for creativity, applying a psychological frame to several areas of writing, such as autobiography and biography, poetry, drama, fiction, writing therapy and community writing.

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Availability

Joondalup

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Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

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Double Major details

Structure

Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1101Introduction to Psychology15
PSY1111Psychology: History and Perspectives15
WRT1101Language and Writing15
Elective Unitx 115
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1102Research Methods in Psychology 115
PSY1204Social Determinants of Behaviour15
WRT1103Creativity and Writing15
Elective Unitx 115
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY2301Learning and Motivation15
PSY2202Research Methods in Psychology 215
Elective Unitx 230
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY2231Developmental Psychology15
PSY2305Individual Differences15
Elective Unitx 230
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY3303Research Applications and Ethical Issues15
PSY3343Abnormal Psychology15
PSY3216Group Process and Group Management15
PSY3217Cultural Issues in Psychology15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY3350Biological Psychology, Sensation and Perception15
PSY3304Cognition15
PSY3246Systems Consultation15
PSY3306Psychology, Community and Work15
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
WRT3105Writing Drama15
WRT3106Writing Therapy15
WRT3107Writing Poetry15
WRT3212Community Writing15
WRT3114Writing and Editing15
WRT3215Authorship and Publication15
CCA3108Independent Study15
WRT3120Biographical and Autobiographical Writing15
FAV2102Scriptwriting: Short Films15
JOU2111Introduction to Journalism15
PAM2121Playwriting Workshop 115

Note: Students may select 1 unit from the English Major or Children's Literature Minor in their Writing Major.

Possible future job titles

Reviewer, Historian, Scriptwriter, Journalist, Copywriter, Biographer, Publicist, Editor, Publisher, Writer

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