TRNS005-24SU1 (D) Summer Jan 2024 start (Distance)

Exploring the Psychology and Biology of the Human Mind

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 1 January 2024
End Date: Sunday, 11 February 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 January 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 January 2024


This course will introduce students to the main psychological approaches used to explain behaviour and key biological concepts relevant to human biology such as genetic expression and variation, basic cellular processes and evolution. Students will also discuss ethical challenges associated with research in the fields of biology and psychology.


Subject to approval of the Programme Manager

Course Coordinator

Megan Blakely


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tutorial Lab Report Participation 30% Weeks 1 - 5
Test 1 25% Week 3
Lab Report 20% Week 6
Test 2 25% Week 6

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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