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Psychology AS/A2 at Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College

Course description

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

This is an a level course.

Students will be able to develop both an understanding of relevant Psychological topics and the ability to apply them to real life behaviour.  Students will understand that all human beings are unique and will acquire an understanding of why this is the case.  Students will develop research skills through planning and carrying our Psychological investigations including the development of food preferences, whether we desire to have a thinner body shape and whether eating chocolate improves your memory.

Students will also develop essay writing skills through answering the longer exam questions, develop the ability to select and analyse data to support a point of view and develop the ability to evaluate evidence presented to them in terms of their strengths, weaknesses and any ethical issues.

Course content

Year 1  Unit 1 - Memory, Attachment and Statisitics

Year 1  Unit 2 - Abnormality, Stress and  Social Psychology

Year 2 Unit  3 - Aggression, Eating Behaviour and Intelligence

Year 2 Unit 4 - Schizophrenia, Addictions and Stastics

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum Grade B GCSE in English and Maths.

Assessment

Written examinations

Financial information

None.

Future opportunities

 

Many students will progress to studying Psychology at university level either on its own or combined with another subject.  There are many combinations including Criminology, Neuroscience, Photography and Business.  Typical careers include Clinical Psychology, Advertising Executive, Forensic Profiler, working in the NHS and working in the probation services.

Further information

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College directly.

Last updated date: 10 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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