IB Diploma Psychology - Block C @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh
Psychology is the systematic study of behaviour and mental processes. Psychology has its roots in both the natural and social sciences, leading to a variety of research designs and applications, and providing a unique approach to understanding modern society.
IB Psychology examines the interaction of biological, cognitive and sociocultural influences on human behaviour, thereby adopting an integrative approach.
Part 1: Core
· The biological level of analysis
· The cognitive level of analysis
· The sociocultural level of analysis
Part 2: Options
· Abnormal psychology
· Developmental psychology
· Health psychology
· Psychology of human relationships
· Sport psychology
Part 3: Qualitative research methodology
· Qualitative research in psychology
Part 4: Simple experimental study (SL/HL)
· Introduction to experimental research methodology
- 5+ A*-C (9-4) grades in GCSEs
- Grade 6 in English Language or Literature
- BB in Science
You will be examined by final written examinations (80%) and internally assessed in producing a report of a simple experimental study you have conducted (20%)
This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.
Careers could include:
- Child Psychologist
- Mental Health Worker
- Social Worker
Sarah McCabe-Knowles, DoL Humanities
How to apply
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