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Psychology AS/A2 at Bideford College

Course description

AS LevelThe course consists of two units, each followed by an exam.Unit 1 covers two areas of psychology – memory including eyewitness testimony, andattachment of infants to adults, including the effects of day care.Unit 2 is on the effects of stress and how we can cope with it; abnormality and the socialpsychology of obedience and conformity.A2 LevelThe first module allows us to choose three topics including relationships, aggression and eatingbehaviour.The second studies one form of abnormality chosen from schizophrenia, depression andanxiety disorder; and we also have to study an issue which could be media psychology or thepsychology of addiction.

Entry requirements

GCSE double science grades A-C, Maths grade A-C and English grade B-A.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years