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Psychology AS/A2 Level at Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College

Course description

Unit 1

1. Cognitive psychology – Memory

  • Models of memory
  • Memory in everyday life

2. Developmental psychology – Early social development

  • Attachment
  • Attachment in everyday life

3. Research methods

  • Methods and techniques
  • Investigation design
  • Data analysis and presentation

Unit 2

4. Biological Psychology – Stress

  • Stress as a bodily response
  • Stress in everyday life

5. Social Psychology – Social influence

  • Social Influence
  • Social influence in everyday life

6. Individual Differences – Psychopathology (Abnormality)

  • Defining and explaining psychological abnormality
  • Treating abnormality

A2 Psychology

Unit 3

1. Aggression

2. Eating Behaviour

3. Gender Development

Unit 4

4. Psychopathology - Schizophrenia

5. Psychology in Action – the Psychology of Addictive Behaviour

6. Psychological Research and Scientific Method

Course content

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Entry requirements

Minimum of grade C in GCSE Science, English and Mathematics, as well as other entry requirements for 6th form.

Assessment

AS – Two Units: PSY1 and PSY 2 examinations in June.

A2 – Two Units: PSY3 and PSY4 examinations in June.

Future opportunities

N/A

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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