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AS Psychology (AS Level) at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

This course includes an introduction to four approaches to the study of the mind and behaviour. There will be the opportunity to explore ten pivotal studies in order to develop an appreciation of how human beings behave together, develop and perceive the world around them. Throughout the course students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the different methods used by psychologists both in the past and today. This presentation of the AS qualification is designed for adult learners.

What Will I Learn

Students will explore the fields of behaviourism, psychodynamic theory, biological and cognitive psychology. In addition the core studies will introduce developmental and social psychologies. There will be an introduction to research methods and the interpretation of statistics.

Example Modules

  • PY1 - The Introduction to Approaches in Psychology; PY2 - Ten Core Studies

Entry requirements


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buckinghamshire UTC directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 36 weeks