L2 Psychology - Full Year (Tuesday 9am)

This course is designed to introduce students to Psychology and the study of human behaviour

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to Psychology and the study of human behaviour. It explores the approaches adopted in Psychology including Cognitive, Biological, Humanistic, Behavioural and Psychodynamic Approaches. Students will also examine key psychological debates like Nature vs Nurture and how debates have changed over time. Also the complex ethical minefield of Psychological practice is researched in this course and students get the opportunity to delve into at least two Psychological fields. This could include Sports, Forensic, Social and Educational fields.

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The Teacher

Ginny Patterson

0Students 2 Courses

Secondary Teacher

Elizabeth Hannah

0Students 8 Courses

Course Details

Understand key approaches in Psychology and how these play a part within key psychological debates.
Explore a range of issues in Psychology and evaluate their psychological impact.
Explore and evaluate key psychological research
Appreciate the complexity of research and methodology

Social Sciences
Good literacy is required. A willingness to discuss issues and think critically is important.
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School Year
07 Feb 2023
17 Aug 2024

NCEA Level 2
Standard No * Standard title credit value internal/external
91844 v1 Examine different psychological approaches used to explain a behaviour. 6 Internal
91845 v1 Examine how a psychological debate has changed over time. 3 Internal
91846 v1 Conduct psychological research with guidance. 4 Internal
91848 v1 Examine ethical issues in psychology. 3 Internal

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2 - 22

Offered by

Christ's College
Christ's College

Level (NCEA)

Yes - L2

Course Dates

07 Feb 2023

till 17 Aug 2024


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