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Psychology 3&4

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VCE Psychology provides students with a framework for exploring the complex interactions between biological, psychological and social factors that influence human thought, emotions and behaviour. In undertaking this study, students gain insight into a number of psychological health issues in society. VCE Psychology leads to a range of careers in a variety of settings, including research institutions, management and human resources, hospitals, schools and more. Specialist fields of psychology include counselling contexts, neuropsychology, social psychology, sport psychology and developmental psychology.

Unit focus areas

Psychology Unit 3 - How does experience affect behaviour and mental processes?

Psychology Unit 4 - How is wellbeing developed and maintained?


Students undertaking Units 3 and 4 Psychology need to have completed Units 1 and 2 Psychology.


For Units 3 and 4, School-Assessed Coursework contributes 50% to the study score and the end-of-year examination (2.5 hours) contributes the remaining 50%.

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