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Psychology at Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The AS Course is divided into 2 separate units:

Unit 1 Cognitive, developmental psychology and research methods. This unit looks at memory and child development including attachment and research methods in the context of topic areas.

Unit 2 Biological psychology, individual differences and social psychology. This unit looks at stress, conformity and obedience and abnormality.

The A2 course is divided into 2 separate units:

Unit 3 A choice of three topics from the following eight topics: Biological rhythms and sleep, perception, relationships, aggression, eating behaviour, gender, intelligence and learning and cognition and development.

Unit 4: Psychopathology, psychology in action and research methods.

This unit includes phobias, the psychology of media and research methods.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 24 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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