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Perception and Cognition

  • Qualification:

    Course Unit

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Start date:

    August 2019

  • Awarded by:

    Monash University

Course UnitCourse unit
Work towards a qualification one subject at a time, or complete a stand-alone course unit for personal interest or professional development. You may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for studying this unit.

Course Rundown

Gain insight into how we perceive and process the world around us with the single course unit, Perception and Cognition from Monash Online.

In six weeks you’ll explore key aspects of cognitive psychology, including sensory processes, coding mechanisms and the management of knowledge. The unit covers a wide range of topics in the field, introducing you to contemporary research techniques, attentional processes, cognitive architecture, mental imagery, models of learning and memory, language, and high-order thinking.

You’ll gain an understanding of the broad principles of perception and the skills involved in conducting cognitive/perceptual psychological research.

Learn with one of Australia’s leading universities and pursue your passion for psychology and discover if this career path is right for you.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this psychology unit, applicants must have completed:

  • PSY4051: Research design and analysis; AND
  • PSY4131: Developmental and biological psychology

What You’ll Learn

This is a single unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in psychology.*

*Subject to course entry requirements

Why study with Monash University?

Monash University offers its students a unique learning opportunity with their 100% online courses. Receive a premier experience with their personalised and interactive online courses in health, psychology and technology.

Undertake an online course and receive full access to instructors, fellow students, and dedicated tools including discussion forums and live video chat. With over 280,000 graduates and a ranking in the top 1% of the world’s universities (Times Higher Education Learning 2016-’17), Monash University is widely recognised and renowned as innovators of education.

Student Support

As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.

Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Completion of the unit Perception and Cognition from Monash University may be used as credit towards a full postgraduate psychology course.

Studying single units allows you to quickly add skills to your resume relevant to your work and gives you the opportunity to discover if you'd like to pursue postgraduate study further.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The fee for this psychology course unit is $3,737.50