Psychology A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Psychology A and B

Psychology

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


Students develop an understanding of psychological theories and how this relates to our social world. The course looks at the biological, psychological and sociocultural factors which are used to explain behaviour.

Students carry out psychological investigations to learn the principles of scientific inquiry.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
Three topics will be covered per semester:
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Lifespan Psychology
  • Emotion
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • Psychology in Context - for example; Indigenous psychology, cyber-psychology, organisational psychology, environmental psychology, forensic psychology, exercise and sport psychology
  • Negotiated topic

Pathways

Skills and Applications Tasks
50%
Investigations Folio 50%