PSY3 - Psychology

Entry Requirements:
12 Credits in ENG2 or PSY2 and HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 3
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Unit Standard
Credits:
up to 22
Endorsement:
Yes
U.E. Approved:
Yes

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.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91872 Analyse the interaction between psychological approaches 3 6 Internal Yes No
91873 Analyse the significance of a key piece of research and its impact on society 3 3 Internal Yes No
91874 Conduct independent psychological research with consultation 3 6 Internal Yes No
91875 Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice 3 4 Internal Yes No
91876 Analyse a significant issue in psychological practice 3 3 External Yes Yes
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(*) Last Reviewed: July 31, 2019

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