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PSY4020 Ethical and Professional Practice

Short Description: Ethical & Professional Practic
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Professional Pathway Psych
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH (Psychology major 12302) or BPSH or MSCR (Psychology Research)

Other Requisites

BPSH students must have completed the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses. Students must have access to StudyDesk for this course


This course uses a range of real-life and simulated case studies to introduce students to working with, and researching, different client/participant groups including marginalised and vulnerable populations. Ethical and professional issues associated with these different groups are explored and investigated, including the application of guidelines when working through ethical dilemmas in a variety of practice and research settings.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022