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Psychology A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College

Course description

Overview Psychology is one of the fastest growing subjects at A Level and beyond. By studying A Level Psychology, you will cover:-

Compulsory topics include:

  • Social Psychology (Conformity, Obedience, Resistance to Social Change)
  • Memory (Short-term / Long-Term Memory, Models of Memory, Eyewitness testimony)
  • Attachment (Caregiver-Infant Interactions, Bowlby’s Theory, Institutional care)
  • Psychopathology (Definitions of Abnormality, Biological and Psychological Explanations and Treatments)
  • Approaches to Psychology (Learning Theory, Cognitive, Biological and Psychodynamic Approaches)
  • Biopsychology (Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Functions on the Brain, Biological Rhythms and Brain Imagery)

Optional topics:

  • Relationships (Formation, Maintenance and Break-up of Relationships, Evolutionary Explanations, Virtual and Parasocial Relationships)
  • Schizophrenia (Symptoms, Biological and Psychological Explanations, Drug Therapies)
  • Forensic Psychology (Problems in Defining Crime, Offender Profiling, Psychological Explanations of Offender Behaviour and Dealing with Offending Behaviour).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016
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