ESS701 - Psychology Curriculum Inquiry Senior Years


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students commencing in 2020 must be enrolled in course E763.


Students commencing course E763 from 2020 to complete unit EEE754, plus 1 unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR731, EPR751, EPR781 otherwise Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: ESP706
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In Person Attendance Requirements
Students who are completing professional experience (placements) are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchronous sessions during the placement.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour seminar per week (non-placement weeks)

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week (non-placement weeks)


This unit prepares students to confidently and effectively teach Psychology in VCE Years 11 and 12. The unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of the Psychology curriculum that incorporates both the scientific study of human behaviour through biological, psychology and social perspectives, and the systematic application of this knowledge to personal and social instances in everyday life.

The students will be encouraged to participate in, learn and collect a range of contemporary teaching strategies, activities and resources including the development of key science skills. A strong emphasis will be placed on enhancing the students’ capabilities to create new and invigorating teaching tools.

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