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Psychology and English Double Major


Provides students with a more comprehensive background in psychological knowledge and prepares them for engaging in lifelong learning.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)



Cross-Campus Attendance

ENG and WRT units may only be offered at Mount Lawley campus.

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Double Major details



Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1101Introduction to Psychology15
PSY1111Psychology: History and Perspectives15
ENG1140Discovering Literature15
Elective Unitx 115
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PSY1102Research Methods in Psychology 115
PSY1204Social Determinants of Behaviour15
ENG1050Literature and Social Change15
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
PSY3246Systems Consultation15
PSY3306Psychology, Community and Work15
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG2470Children, Youth and Global Media15
ENG3040Issues and Transgressions in Literature15
ENG3042Theory, Taste and Trash15
ENG3050Poetry and Passion15
ENG3051Select Literary Topics15
ENG3053The "Bloody Australian" on Stage15
ENG3140From Fiction to Film15
ENG3141Comedy and Tragedy in Film and Drama15
ENG3142Jane Austen Through Fiction and Film15
WRT3120Biographical and Autobiographical Writing15

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

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