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Psychology at The Heath School

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This course will encourage candidates to: Develop understanding of the interdependence of individuals, groups, institutions and societies; the nature and significance of co-operation and conflict, and continuity and change; the nature and significance of individual and social differences in their own and other societies; Acquire, select and handle information (making use of information and communication technology where appropriate), to analyse critically its nature and source and to base judgements and arguments on evidence; Reflect on their own experience of the social world in which they live and acquire knowledge and develop skills which enable them to play informed roles within the community.


The scheme of assessment for this course will require candidates to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: Psychological models, including biological, behavioural, social and cognitive models;Psychological processes, including learning, development, individual differentiation and social influence;Psychological issues, including reasons for human behaviour, the effects of applications of Psychology, and ethics of enquiry and intervention.Acquire information for different purposes by direct collection of information and by acquiring information from existing sources; Interpret information presented in different forms and evaluate its relevance and accuracy;Use information to examine issues and construct and evaluate arguments and conclusions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Heath School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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