PSY201

Psychology 201 - Mātai Hinengaro 201

Course Description

This course is for students interested in Psychology and human behaviour. They will study Cognitive, Biological, Humanistic, Behavioural and Psychodynamic approaches in Psychology. Key psychological debates like Nature vs Nurture will be examined and how debates have changed over time. Students research the complex ethical minefield of Psychological practice and delve into at least two Psychological fields. This could include Sports, Forensic, Social, and Educational fields. The assessment types include student driven inquiry, digital presentations, and essays.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 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. 91846 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 2.3 - Conduct psychological research with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
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: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 21
Total Numeracy Credits: 0