Nola Kennedy Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
SACE Credits/Course Length
20 Credits (Full year)
Assumed knowledge or Required/recommended background
No pre-requisite for Stage 2 Psychology. Successful completion of Stage 1 Psychology recommended.
The subject enables students to learn foundation principles of psychology, the ethics and conduct of research, and application to a range of social issues and to personal growth through teacher facilitated discussion and individual reflection.
The topics to be covered in the program include:
Introduction to Psychology
Psychobiology of Altered States of Awareness
All topics are taught in relation to their specific level of explanation (Biological, Basic Processes, Person level, Socio-cultural level) and the ‘Healthy Minds’ topic integrates all levels of explanation.
30% Investigation Folio
- Group Investigation
- Individual Investigation
- Issues Investigation
40% Skills and Application Tasks (Supervised Tests on the following topics)
- Social Cognition
- Altered States of Awareness
- Trial Exam
30% External Examination