L3PSYC

Level 3 Psychology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Hill

Level 3 Psychology delves deeper into the question of what it means to be human, along with all of the confronting societal issues that come with it.

Focusing on depth and expertise, students will engage with the scientific literature to develop an understanding of the wider implications that come with psychological research. 


Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course student must have earned 14 or more credits in Level 2 Psychology or HOF/TIC (Head of Faculty/Teacher in Charge) approval.

Pathway

The course is structured to help students develop the independence required for tertiary study.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Disclaimer

Please note that courses will go ahead only if student numbers, staffing, and timetabling allow it.  Where a subject is oversubscribed, and there are insufficient numbers or resources to create an extra class, a ballot system may be applied.  

Costs

The Board of Trustees has again asked to opt into the Ministry of Education donation scheme. Doing so resulted in the ability to waive student fee donations. Kaiapoi High School aims to deliver quality educational courses over and above those that which is funded by the Ministry. It is likely the School will opt into the donation scheme for 2023, however parental contribution for the costs of trips and activities where participation is optional, and/or components not covered by the Government grant, may be requested. We appreciate the financial support our families make to the School.