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Psychology A level at Settle College

Course description

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. It is taught through contemporary topics and contexts. For 2015 the specification is changing although is to be confirmed by AQA. Course content includes aspects of social and cognitive psychology, the biological approach and learning theory approaches to human behaviour. Topics covered include: obedience, prejudice, memory, forgetting, personality, gender, the nature/nurture debate, eyewitness, testimony, substance abuse, criminological psychology and clinical psychology.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, which must include: GCSE grade B in English Language.

Future opportunities

Psychology is one of the most popular Undergraduate degree courses. It is an accepted qualification for many Higher Education courses. Psychology contributes to many fields including: education; health and social care; medicine; law and some aspects of business.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 July 2015

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