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Psychology at Branston Community Academy

Course description

Do you ever question …..

Why some people have dreadful memories?

Why some people become criminals?

Why some people are scared of spiders?

Have you ever considered what your dreams mean …..

or ….

If watching TV makes children more violent.

Perhaps you’ve thought about how can we reduce racial prejudice?

or ….

Been shocked by how many people would obey an order to administer a fatal electric shock to another person?

This course will give the student an understanding of a variety of approaches/ styles of Psychology. We will attempt to explain human and animal behaviour using a variety of theories to support that explanation. Modules include Social Psychology; Understanding the Individual and How Psychology Works.

Entry requirements

Psychology is an academic course and one which you may know little about. It requires a sound level of literacy in order to cope with the reading and extended writing. There is also an element of statistics in the methodological applications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Branston Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 13 October 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years