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Understand why we think and behave the way we do

XSeries Program in
Introduction to Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology
UQx

What you will learn

  • An understanding of human behaviour in social settings
  • An appreciation for how we develop over our lifespan
  • An introduction to common psychological disorders and how we treat them
  • An understanding of the benefits of systematic research, and how to conduct and report it

This psychology XSeries is an introduction to developmental, social, and clinical psychology so you can better understand the human mind and how it drives behavior.
You will learn about:

  • Psychological disorders and how they are treated
  • Why we act the way we do in certain settings and situations
  • How our bodies and minds develop from birth until later in life
  • Methods behind psychological research and how to interpret and report research
Expert instruction
4 high-quality courses
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
7 months
1 - 2 hours per week
$356.40
$396USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. UQx's Introduction to Developmental, Social & Clinical Psychology XSeries

  2. 1–2 hours per week, for 7 weeks

    Learn why people think and behave the way they do in social settings.

  3. 1–2 hours per week, for 8 weeks

    Learn how we develop over our lifetime, including our ability to think, communicate, and form social attachments.

  4. 1–2 hours per week, for 7 weeks

    Learn about the principles underlying psychological therapy and the features and treatment of common mental disorders, including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

  5. 1–2 hours per week, for 7 weeks

    Learn how to plan, conduct and analyze psychological research and effectively communicate the results.

  6. This XSeries consists of four courses. The first three courses can be taken in any order. We suggest taking Introduction to Psychological Research Methods last. Each course in this XSeries includes between 7 and 8 sections. You may wish to aim to complete 1 to 2 sections per week.

Meet your instructors

from The University of Queensland (UQx)
Roy Baumeister
Professor
The University of Queensland
Virginia Slaughter
Professor
The University of Queensland
Mark Nielsen
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland
Nicole Nelson
Lecturer
The University of Queensland
Nancy Pachana
Professor
The University of Queensland
Vanessa Cobham
Senior Lecturer
The University of Queensland
Wen Wu
Instructor
The University of Queensland
Blake McKimmie
Associate Professor
The University of Queensland

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$356.40
$396USD
4 courses in 7 months
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