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Psychology - A Level at St Gregory the Great Catholic School

Course description

Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. AQA (A) AS Psychology explores how and why we behave in different contexts. Psychology is a very diverse subject, so the course also aims to give an overview of the range of approaches taken in research.
In Unit 1 three topics are taught:
• Cognitive Psychology, including memory & eyewitness testimony;
• Developmental Psychology including infant attachment and child care;
• Research Methods in psychology.
• In Unit 2 three topics are taught:
• Biological Psychology including stress and managing stress;
• Social psychology including conformity, obedience and independence;
• Individual Differences including abnormality, approaches and therapies.

Entry requirements

A minimum of six A*-C GCSE passes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Gregory the Great Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 03 July 2014
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Key information

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