Year 12 Psychology

12PSYC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour- helping us understand how we think, feel and act. 

Topics that may be included:

Looking at the different perspectives in which we explain behaviour, these can include: Biological, cognitive, behavioural, humanistic and psychodynamic approaches. 

Learning research skills and examining studies from which theories have been tested or developed. Developing our own research skills and conducting a psychological experiment to investigate an area of interest. 

Looking at different psychological fields such as education,, social, organizational, health, sport, cultural, environmental and forensic psychology. 

Skills:

Critical thinking

Analysing

Investigating

Reading and writing 

Discussion



Pathway

Year 13 Psychology

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91872 v1 Psychology 3.1 - Analyse the interaction between psychological approaches
3
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91874 v1 Psychology 3.3 - Conduct independent psychological research with consultation
3
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91875 v1 Psychology 3.4 - Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice
3
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91876 v1 Psychology 3.5 - Analyse a significant issue in psychological practice
3
E
3
Y
3r,3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

psychologist, human resources manager, business, police, teacher, sports psychologist