About this unit
Find out what makes people ‘tick’ in this Psychology of Personality unit from Swinburne University. From Freudian to cognitive to humanistic views, this unit, delivered online by Open Universities Australia, will expand upon your previous psychology education by providing an insight into the many aspects of human personality.
You will explore the major approaches to the psychology of personality, including psychoanalytic and neoanalytic, the trait approach, social-learning and social-cognitive approaches and motivational and narrative approaches.
This unit will take you through historical and contemporary theories of the psychology of personality, and how these apply to issues such as the unconscious, the self, personality change, the effect of early childhood experiences and the effect of motivation on personality.
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- Psychology 100
- Psychology 101
- Foundations of Statistics
- Analysis of Variance
- Multivariate Statistics
- Cognition and Human Performance
- Developmental Psychology
Course pathwaysThis unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology), Swinburne University
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OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
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