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VCE Psychology

https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/curriculum/vce/vce-study-designs/psychology/Pages/Index.aspx

Is this subject available for acceleration? YES

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Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour.

Units 1 and 2
  • How are behaviour and mental processes shaped
  • External influences of mental processes

 

Units 3 and 4
  • Experiences affecting behaviour and mental processes
  • How is wellbeing developed and maintained

 

Content
  • Brain and nervous system functioning
  • Psychological development
  • Sensation and perception
  • Attitudes, prejudice & discrimination
  • Stress
  • Learning and memory
  • States of Consciousness – sleep
  • Mental health

 

Skills
  • Apply psychological models, theories and concepts to explain thoughts, emotions and behaviour
  • Develop a range of science investigation skills through experimental tasks
  • Apply research and ethical principles in the collection, analysis, evaluation and reporting of data
  • Communicate clearly and accurately using appropriate terminology and conventions

 

Associated subjects
  • Biology
  • Mathematics

 

Level of Maths advisable: Further Mathematics

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