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Psychology at Penketh High School

Course description

AS YEAR 12The units covered are:• Psychological Research Methods • Developmental Psychology – Childhood Attachment • Cognitive Psychology – Human Memory • Biological Psychology – Effects of Stress • Individual Differences – Abnormal and Normal Behaviour• Social Psychology – Majority and Minority InfluenceA2 YEAR 13The units covered are:• Social Psychology – Relationships • Gender Identity – How does Gender Develop • Eating Behaviour – Human relationship with Food • Mental Health – The study of Schizophrenia • Media Psychology – The Psychology of Celebrity stalking and attitude change• Psychological Research Methods

Entry requirements

To study Psychology at AS or A2 it is not necessary to have any previous knowledge of this subject, however, a Grade B or above in GCSE English is desirable given the essay based nature ofthe course and a Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Penketh High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years