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Psychology at Highcliffe School

Course description

During this course you will have the opportunity to carry out psychological research to test hypothesis about human behaviour. This can be carried out individually or as part of a small group. You will learn how to critically eveluate psychological theories and research through class discussions and independent study.

Course content

AS Level
Paper 1: Social Influence, Memory, Attachment
Paper 2: Approaches in Psychology, Psychopathology and Research methods

A Level
Paper 1: Social Influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology
Paper 2: Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology, Research
Paper 3: Issues and Debates in Psychology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highcliffe School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016

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    • At Highcliffe, we are passionate about enabling each individual to achieve their full potential in the Sixth Form by raising their aspirations, supporting them on to the right pathway and helping them develop the skills they need to achieve very high levels of academic success as well as a lifelong love of learning. We aim to challenge and inspire all our students in a Sixth Form that is exciting and forward-looking. Our results are excellent, as is our reputation which goes well beyond the local area.

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