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Psychology GCSE at BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College

Course description

Psychology is the study of the mind and behaviour through scientific investigation. Those with an interest in science and scientific investigation are most suited to this subject. You will develop an understanding of the experimental methods used in psychology, and an awareness of the usefulness, and limitations, of these methods.

Examining behaviour and developing critical analysis skills.  The course also includes biological explanations and terminology so an interest in biology would be advantageous. It is important that you are interested in asking questions and are able to cope with not getting a definitive answer.

Course content

The course includes such topics as:

  • The Biology of the Eye
  • Aggression
  • Phobias
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Research Methods and Ethics

Entry requirements

For students with Grade D or 3 or below. Also for students who have not had the opportunity to study GCSEs previously but demonstrate sufficient subject knowledge and ability in the entrance test.

No previous knowledge of Psychology is required but you should have a keen interest in examining behaviour and developing critical analysis skills.  

Further information

If you have any questions about our courses please contact the Admissions team on 0800 3892 947 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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