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Course Description

Psychology takes an overview of some of the areas of psychology including: the psychological factors that produce similarities and differences between people, the application of psychological principles to real-life situations and producing beneficial changes in people’s lives, analysing the behaviour of individuals and groups of people, experimental psychology and its ethical considerations.

Course Content:

  • Experimental Psychology
  • Psychobiology of Altered States of Awareness
  • Social Cognition
  • Learning
  • Personality
  • Healthy Minds

Assessment Type & Weighting 

Skills and Application Tasks  40%
Investigations Folio  30%
Examination 30%

Semester Offered

Full Year


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.