• Offered by Research School of Psychology
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Psychology
  • Areas of interest Psychology
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Michael Platow
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2020
    First Semester 2020
    Autumn Session 2020
    Winter Session 2020
    Second Semester 2020
    Spring Session 2020
    See Future Offerings

For course enquiries please contact enquiries.psychology@anu.edu.au. Please also refer to 'Other Information below"

The course will involve seminars and/or research programs to be supervised by staff members or visitors to the ANU. The format of this course will depend on the availability and interests of staff in given years. NB: This is a restricted entry course and students will be notified about the procedure for application to the Director of the Research School of Psychology before the start of each semester.

Topic options will be announced prior to the commencement of first semester.

As this course comprises advanced study it is primarily aimed at students intending to apply for Honours in psychology, and will usually require a minimum average mark of 65 in Psychology courses.

Note: This is an Honours Pathway Course that involves material of a greater conceptual difficulty and research orientation than a typical Group C course.

Other Information

The Special Topics Course can be completed a maximum of three times; students cannot repeat the course with an identical topic. In addition, students are not permitted to complete more than two special topics of the same format. For example, if students complete two individual and group-based research projects, the third enrolment opportunity must entail a course with a different structure.


More information on the special topics available can be found at http://psychology.anu.edu.au/study/special-topics . Please contact the Research School of Psychology for more information at enquiries.psychology@anu.edu.au

Indicative Assessment

The form of assessment generally consists of a major assignment.

In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle. 

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Workload

Variable per arrangement with course coordinator

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Psychology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Majors

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4050
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1382 01 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020 31 Mar 2020 In Person View

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3896 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person View

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5359 01 Apr 2020 24 Apr 2020 24 Apr 2020 30 Jun 2020 In Person View

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6402 01 Jul 2020 24 Jul 2020 24 Jul 2020 30 Sep 2020 In Person View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8921 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person View

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9331 01 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020 31 Dec 2020 In Person View

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