University of Technology Sydney

96638 Individual Differences and Psychological Assessment

Requisite(s): ((96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10477 Bachelor of Psychology OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10478 Bachelor of Psychology Bachelor of Criminology OR 96 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09169 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)) AND 96630 Introduction to Psychology A AND 96632 Introduction to Psychology B)


Psychological assessment, ethics and professional skills are at the core of applied psychological practice and research. In this subject, students get hands on experience in the administration, scoring and interpretation of psychological assessment tools. They gain an understanding of the importance of using valid and reliable assessment tools in psychological practice and research. The subject also covers the Code of Ethics that guides and governs psychological work, enabling students to learn how to navigate relevant ethical dilemmas. Skills developed in this subject provide a good foundation in the professional skills required by students wishing to pursue a career in applied psychology.

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