Psychology

SACE Stage 2

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Psychology

Psychology

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


This course explores the concepts of Psychology from the biological, personal, cognitive and social perspectives. The course looks at how psychology works as a profession, ethics and research structures and general theories that are used to explain our behaviour. Students learn that psychological evidence, theories and principles address four levels of explanation of human behaviour - the biological, basic processes, person and sociocultural levels.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
  • Introduction to Psychology - a required background in the principles of research, the profession and ethics
  • Social Influence
  • Learning
  • Personality
  • States of Awareness
  • Healthy Minds

Pathways

School Assessment

Skills and Applications tasks
40%
Folio 30%

External Assessment
Examination
30%