Psychology NCEA 3
Course DetailsLevel 3 Optional 18-22 Credits
Purpose: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 practical application of psychology with particular reference to themselves and their peers. The course offers study of the following psychological aspects; Nature of Intelligence, Ethical Practices in Psychology, key case studies in Information Behaviour, Scientific Method, Experimentation & Research within Psychology.
Entry Requirements:12 Credits in ENG2 or PSY2 and HOF/TIC approval.
Some or all of the following will be offered:
|91872||Analyse the interaction between psychological approaches||3||6||Internal|
|91873||Analyse the significance of a key piece of research and its impact on society||3||3||Internal|
|91874||Conduct independent psychological research with consultation||3||6||Internal|
|91875||Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice||3||4||Internal|
|91876||Analyse a significant issue in psychological practice||3||3||External|