Psychology provides students with an understanding and a critical awareness of the nature of human behaviour and the influence of biological, cognitive and socio-cultural factors on individuals and society. Students develop knowledge and understanding of human nature by asking questions and undertaking studies into the fields of neuroscience, cognitive sciences and social psychology.
Students may undertake either 100 or 200 hours of study in Psychology.. Courses are structured in the following ways:
- a 100-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and a minimum of two options
- a 200-hour course consisting of Core 1 and Core 2 and a minimum of six options.
- Complete the department approved elective course – Psychology microlearning (NR36898).
- Access recordings from statewide staffroom sessions via the Teaching and learning 7-12 statewide staffroom.