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Psychology A Level at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

This course will interest you if you enjoy understanding relationships and social groups in the world around you. Psychology is the scientific study of people, particularly how and why we think and behave as we do. It uses the scientific method of careful research, experimentation and statistical analysis and requires you to learn to be numerate, to use logical reasoning and to express yourselves clearly and concisely in writing.

Course content

This course will interest you if you enjoy understanding relationships and social groups in the world around you. Psychology is the scientific study of people, particularly how and why we think and behave as we do. It uses the scientific method of careful research, experimentation and statistical analysis and requires you to learn to be numerate, to use logical reasoning and to express yourselves clearly and concisely in writing.

Entry requirements

You will need five GCSEs at grade C or above including maths and English at grade B.

Assessment

This course is assessed by exams.

Future opportunities

Psychology careers are wide ranging, and include clinical work in hospitals, educational in schools, occupational selection in organisations, health in private practices or in organisations. Many students go on to university after the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • The Stourbridge Campus, Hagley Road, has recently benefited from £1 million investment in a new refectory, iZone area and Fitness Suite. Plans are now being developed to refurbish and improve facilities even further. The campus is is in walking distance of Stourbridge town centre, the new Stourbridge bus interchange and main railway station, Stourbridge Junction.