PSY301

Psychology 301 - Mātai Hinengaro 301

Course Description

This course is for students interested in human behaviour and is applicable to all aspects of everyday life. It provides a strong foundation for both future studies and career pathways in a range of fields including law, politics, mental health, police force, retail, and education. Students will explore intelligence and psychological approaches, analyse key psychological practices and the significance of psychological research. The assessment types include student driven inquiry, digital presentations, and essays.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91872 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 3.1 - Analyse the interaction between psychological approaches
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91873 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 3.2 - Analyse the significance of a key piece of research and its impact on society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91874 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 3.3 - Conduct independent psychological research with consultation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91875 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 3.4 - Analyse how theories are applied within a field of psychological practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91876 v1
NZQA Info
Psychology 3.5 - Analyse a significant issue in psychological practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r,3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
Total Numeracy Credits: 0