Psychology at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy
"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
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.