Level 2 Psychology

2PSYC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course introduces students to the differing perspectives in psychology and how these are used to understand human behaviour; equipping students with a broader understanding of what makes us who we are. This is done through learning psychological perspectives, conducting psychological research and examining fields of psychological practice that are of interest to the students.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Critical thinking- critically analysing information. Making links to other contexts and being able to apply theory to different contexts beyond presenting information. 
  • Variety of psychological approaches such as: biological, psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioural, humanistic, social and evolutionary psychology.
  • Scientific skills- researching a variety of texts, interpreting results and carrying out your own scientific investigation.
  • The process and execution of psychological research.

  • Reading & Writing- reading and interpreting scientific research. Learning to write scientifically and concisely. 
  • Variety of psychological fields such as: forensic, clinical, social, indigenous, sport and environmental psychology. 
  • Analysing, solving problems and evaluating outcomes.


Year Levels/Departments:

Psychology, Seniors



Resources Required

Pens, pencils, refill and a lined exercise book.