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Psychology AS and A2 Level at Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Psychology is a science. It is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. As a science, knowledge and understanding of research methods, practical research skills and mathematical skills are assessed in all exams in Psychology.

All students studying Psychology gain a broad overview of various topics central to psychology; develop an understanding of explanations of behaviour from different schools of psychological thought and learn to analyse the strengths and limitations of the various psychological approaches.

In addition to this, students will analyse, interpret and evaluate scientific information to make judgements and reach conclusions; apply understanding of scientific ideas, processes, techniques and procedures to theoretical and practical contexts.

Students taking Psychology will also study the issues and debates pertinent to modern psychological research.

Entry requirements

If GCSE Psychology has been studied, a grade C must have been achieved.

Future opportunities

Educational, occupational, clinical, prison, community and health psychology, counselling, social welfare, teaching, research, sales and marketing, finance, administration and human resources.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016
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