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Psychology A2 at St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College

Course content

Psychology is the study of the mind and human behaviour.  It attempts to both explain and predict people’s behaviour.Topic’s that are studied include developmental (infants 0-3 years), memory, stress, relationships,  obedience, mental health including schizophrenia, depression and obsessive compulsive behaviours, phobias, sleep, aggression, eating behaviour and disorders, addictions, the psychology of ‘celebrity’ and anomalous psychology including psychics and mediumship.

Entry requirements

Our entry requirement is that you need to have a record of proven commitment to study, a good attendance record and be willing to complete the courses.  We shall also take into account your GCSE results.

Future opportunities

Psychology is a growing industry, psychologists work in the media, as child psychologists, in education, within the NHS and privately, sports psychology is also becoming more and more popular with the England football team having employed a full time psychologist.  Psychology fits with any subject combination as it includes argument and debate and yet is classified as a science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year