Psychology NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 16-22 Credits


To introduce students to Psychology and the study of human behaviour, the language it uses, the approaches adopted, its body of knowledge and the inquiry and research methods used. Emphasis is on helping students understand the theoretical concepts and research methods of psychology with particular reference to Human development. The main aspects of study that are concerned within the course include: The Cognitive, Biological, Humanistic, Behavioural and Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychology. Research the Scientific method and experiments. Ethical issues in Psychology.

Entry Requirements:

12 credits in ENG1 or a Level 1 Social Science course or HOF/TIC approval

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91844 Examine different psychological approaches used to explain a behaviour 2 6 Internal
91845 Examine how a psychological debate has changed over time 2 3 Internal
91846 Conduct psychological research with guidance 2 4 Internal
91847 Examine how theory is used in fields of psychological practice 2 5 Internal
91848 Examine ethical issues in psychological practice 2 3 Internal

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