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Psychology A Level at Stanground Academy

Course description

Anyone with a curious mind and a desire to learn, about human behaviour.

 

Course content

The scientific study of human mind and behaviour. You will touch on many aspects of psychology and answer questions such as: How does our memory work? Do early relationships affect our behaviour for the rest of our lives? Do violent media lead to violent behaviour? What causes schizophrenia? Why are we obedient?

 

UNIT 1

social influence

memory

attachment

psychopathology

 

UNIT 2

approaches in psychology

biopsychology

research methods

 

UNIT 3

cognition and development

stress

forensic psychology

Entry requirements

5 + A* to B grades at GCSE including grade 5 or above in mathematics and grade 6 or above in English.

Assessment

Regular assessment of knowledge and understanding through the two years to track your progress.

External written examinations at the end of year 2.

Future opportunities

A wide range of degree courses at University. Numerous career opportunities including clinical, forensic, educational, occupational and sport psychology, journalism, teaching, police force, laboratory work, business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanground Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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