The intention of this one credit national certificate unit is to explore the development of psychology as a discipline by looking at the different approaches and methods of some prominent psychologists. It will provide students with details of the history and development of psychology and outline the role and function of psychology in society.
There is no recommended entry for this unit.
To successfully achieve this unit the student should:
1 Describe the contribution of major figures to the development of psychological knowledge
2 Apply psychological explanations to the analysis of everyday situations
3 Describe the main types of research methods used by psychologists
SQA Unit Number: E9WL10
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