12PSY

Level 2 Psychology

Course Description

Contact Person: M. Hulland

Psychology is the scientific study of human thought, emotions, and actions and helps us to understand human behaviour. This course aims to help students understand the factors that influence our own and others’ behaviour in different situations. Psychology provides the opportunity to explore value systems and ethical perspectives and to examine underlying cultural biases, role expectations, and prejudices.


Entry Requirements

Students would need a high level of literacy – a minimum of 12 credits in 11ENG. Students not meeting this requirement may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD.


Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91844 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 2.1 - Examine different psychological approaches used to explain a behaviour
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91845 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 2.2 - Examine how a psychological debate has changed over time
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91847 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 2.4 - Examine how theory is used in fields of psychological practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91848 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 2.5 - Examine ethical issues in psychological practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.

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