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Course Description

Psychology is the study of human behaviour.

Psychology in Semester 1 aims to develop an understanding of the way the human mind works and highlights interesting aspects of interpersonal and group behaviour.

Psychology in Semester 2 includes the study of human behaviour and emotions and the ways that behavioural patterns develop in children and can be changed throughout life.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Practical Investigation 20%
Issues Investigation 20%
Application Task 20%
Test 15%
Semester Exam 25%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.