Psychology at Bellerive FCJ Catholic College
Cognitive Psychology: Memory, improving memory and eyewitness testimony
Developmental Psychology: Childhood attachments, what happens when attachments are broken, and what makes good day care
Research Methods: A solid introduction to the research methods, designs and statistics used across all Psychology topics
Social Psychology: Conformity, obedience and social change
Individual Differences: Abnormality, definitions, causes and treatments
Biological Psychology: Stress, its’ causes and treatments
Issues and debates in Psychology: ethics, culture and gender bias, free will vs. determinism, etc.
Approaches in Psychology: Comparison of biological, behaviourist, social, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanistic approaches.
Mental illnesses: Phobia will be studied in detail for symptoms, causes and treatment
Advanced Research Methods: Including inferential statistics and issues in research
Offers a range of 3 topic-based options from:
* Relationships (2013-14)
* Gender (2013-14)
* Eating Behaviour
* Biological rhythms and sleep (2013-14)
* Intelligence and learning
* Cognition and development
Minimum of five GCSE passes at grade C or above. Grade C (or above) in Mathematics and Science are essential.
Grade B (or above) in English Language is essential.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bellerive FCJ Catholic College directly.