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Psychology A/S at Challenge College

Course description

AS Level specifications in a science subject should encourage students to:

(a) develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers in the subject

(b) appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society

(c) develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works

(d) develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other.

Course content

Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 50.00%.

A/500/8357 - Biological Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual Differences
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 50.00%.

Entry requirements

At least 5A* to C at GCSE including English Language and Maths and Science

Assessment

  • Written Examination

All AS units are assessed through independent assessment.

Future opportunities

This qualification may form part of the entry requirements for progression to higher education or employment. Students may progress to the full A level in this subject from this qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Challenge College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year

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