SACE Stage 2 – Pyschology (Year 12)
Does this subject include an exam?
Successful completion of at least one Semester of Stage 1 Psychology at C standard is recommended.
The subject consists of the following six topics:
Introduction to Psychology
Psychobiology of Altered States of Awareness
In this subject students are expected to:
describe the factors that cause psychological differences and similarities between people and give examples of how these factors affect the behaviour of self, others, and groups
search for, evaluate, and organise psychological information and use language effectively to communicate key ideas, understandings, processes, and values in a range of contexts
demonstrate an understanding of ethical research be designing, undertaking, and evaluating guided investigations
make informed decisions about issues, events, and situations in society by applying relevant psychological principles and ethics and Christian values
demonstrate critical reflection and organisation in the application of psychological principles, taking into account ethical and Christian considerations
analyse the behaviours of self, other individuals, and groups of people in different contexts in a way that recognises the values of independence and interdependence and dependence on God
undertake a variety of roles while working as a member of a team to achieve individual and shared goals
University options including Psychology and Teaching professions.