2 PSY Psychology

Contact Teacher: Gaye Bloomfield

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
This course is an introduction to the major theories in psychology and introduces approaches to explain addictions. Scientific methods used in psychology are explained and used to investigate memory. Fields of psychology including workplace and motivational/sports psychology are studied.
RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING

Competence in Level 1 English and/or a Level 1 Social Science.

 

BYOD Highly Recommended.
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
No
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
No cost. Fields trips to undertake research projects

 
Standard Number Level Brief description Internal
or
External
Credits Level 1 Literacy Credits Level 1 Numeracy Credits UE 
Literacy
AS91844 2 Examine different approaches used to explain a behaviour I 6  6    
AS91845 2 Change in psychological debate over time I 3  3    
AS91846  2 Conduct research with guidance I 4  4  
AS91847 Use of theory in psychological practice I 5  5  
AS91848 Ethical issues in psychological practice I 3  3  
Total number of credits available  21   21    
Checked by: GBD June 2019

 

3PSY Psychology

Contact Teacher: Gaye Bloomfield

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
An in-depth look at how we think, feel and behave in a variety of settings. Theories about human behaviour are explored in four topics: neuroscience, social psychology, abnormal psychology and controversial psychological issues.
RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING
Competence in Level 2 English and/or a Level 1 or 2 Social Science.

BYOD Highly Recommended.
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
No cost. Field trips to undertake research activities.

 
 
Standard NumberLevelBrief descriptionInternal
or
External
CreditsLevel 1 Literacy CreditsLevel 1 Numeracy CreditsUE 
Literacy
AS91872 3Analyse the interaction between psychological approachesI6 6  R
AS918733Analyse the significance of a key piece of research and its impact on societyI3 3 
AS91874  3Conduct independent psychological research with consultation I6 6 R
AS91875Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practiceI4 4 R
AS91876Analyse a significant issue in psychological practiceE3 3 B
Total number of credits available 22  22  
Checked by: GBD June 2019