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Course Description

Psychology introduces students to a breadth of knowledge focusing on the psychology of self and others. Through the study of psychology, students will be introduced to a variety of psychological theories, studies, models and concepts and will develop the skills to apply their psychological knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar contexts to explain thoughts, feelings and behaviours in the everyday world. This course is designed to integrate the understanding of the principles of science inquiry, the acquisition of psychological knowledge and the application of both in an enjoyable and contemporary way. The study of psychology is relevant to further studies in the health professions, education, human resources, social sciences, sales, media, marketing and management.

Minimum Entry Requirements

B Grade in Year 10 Science Extension or a State Grade A.


For assessment criteria and Year 12 course details, please visit the SCSA page of this subject.

Embracing life  |  Nurturing faith  |  Inspiring learning

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