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Psychology A Level at Bilborough College

Course description

Psychology can be defined as the ‘Science of mind and behaviour’ – it’s about people and their cognitive, biological and social worlds. Many people argue that Psychology developed as a subject due to Darwin's ideas. He suggested that all living things were related to one another, meaning that human beings can be studied scientifically, like the rest of the natural world.

Course content

You will study two modules in your first year (AS): 'Approaches in Psychology' and 'Core Studies and Applied Research Methods'.

In the second year (A2) there are a further two modules: 'Research Methods and Issues in Research', and 'Controversies, Topics and Applications'. You will be assessed by exams.

Entry requirements

To study Psychology at Bilborough, you need a minimum grade B in two out of GCSE Science, Maths and English Language, and at least a grade C in the other.  There is a lot of scientific reasoning and data analysis in the course and our students have to be able to write effectively about their findings.

Future opportunities

The department has a Twitter account under the name of bilbopsy - come and join us there!  [MCW1] To give you the best possible grounding for your future, we're busy forging links with the British Psychological Society, Freud Museum, University of Manchester, York University, Keele University, University of Westminster, the University of Cambridge and other leading universities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bilborough College directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2016

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