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Psychology at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy

Course description

"What is Psychology?"

Psychology A Level provides you with a broad introduction to Psychology as a Science. The emphasis is on applying knowledge and understanding and developing the skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking. You will have the opportunity to develop analytical skills, write essays and psychological reports. You will also develop your mathematical knowledge and research skills. These skills are all relevant and transferable to higher education courses of study or to the workplace. Course content:

AS level units

Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods Biological Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual Differences

A2 level units

Unit 3 - Topics in Psychology 3 of the following:  Biological rhythms and sleep  Perception  Relationships  Aggression  Eating behaviour  Gender  Intelligence and learning  Cognition and development Unit 4 - Psychopathology, Psychology in Action and Research Methods

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSE passes at grade C or above. English and science at Grade B would be recommended.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years