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Psychology at The Long Eaton School

Course description

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:

Are you fascinated in Human Behaviour? A level Psychology gives you a chance to study the human mind and behaviour.

On the course you will:

  • Explore the Human Mind and Behaviour
  • Explore how Psychologists Test and study Behaviour
  • Have the opportunity to attend Trips and Open days

Course content

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 12

(including a brief outline of their content)

Module 1 Approaches in Psychology

  • Behaviourist,
  • Biological,
  • Cognitive
  • Psychodynamic approach.

Module 2 Core Studies and Applied Research Methods in Psychology –

  • Social Psychology ‐ Conformity and Obedience
  • Physiological Psychology ‐ Stress and Phobias
  • Cognitive Psychology ‐ Eye witness testimony and Language Development
  • Individual differences ‐ Insanity and Mate preferences
  • Development Psychology ‐ Control and Perception

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 13

(including a brief outline of their content)

Module 3 Research Methods and Issues in Psychological Research –

  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Tests
  • Ethical issues in Psychological research
  • Scientific method

Module 4 Controversies, Topics and Applications –

  • Issues and debates
  • Memory
  • Health Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology

Assessment

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT IN YEAR 12

  •  Module 1 Exam 40% 20%
  • Module 2 Exam 60% 30%

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT IN YEAR 13

  • Module 3 Exam 20%
  • Module 4 Exam 30%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Long Eaton School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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