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PSY4508 - Contemporary issues in cross-cultural psychology

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: A/Prof E Gullone


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Singapore First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)


This unit is intended to familiarize students to current issues in psychology relating to culture and universality. In particular several core areas will be covered, namely developmental psychology, emotions, values, subjective well-being, self-identity, and psychopathology. Key empirical works and major reviews in this area will be presented and students will be required to discuss the works with a view to identifying the implications of these works for psychological understanding and application.


Seminar presentation (35%)
Participation in calss discussion (25%)
Essay (1500 words) (40%)


PSY4507, PSY4509, PSY4230, PSY4250

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