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Psychology at Harris Academy Upper Norwood

Course description

Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. The AS aims to give an overview of the main areas of the subject, while the A2 allows for some of these areas to be studied in greater depth. (The specification followed is AQA B).Year 12 ContentThere are two units:Unit 1: Approaches in Psychology, Research Methods and Gender Development.Unit 2: Social Psychology (Obedience and Conformity), Cognitive Psychology (Memory) and Individual Differences (Anxiety Disorders).Year 13 ContentThere are two more units:Unit 3: Child Development (Social), Psychopathology (Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders), Cognition and Law.Unit 4: Approaches, Debates and Methods.

Entry requirements

Subject specific entry requirements may apply but as a minimum you should provide 7 GCSEs grades A* - C. Please see our website for full admissions criteria. Students require a grade B or above in English GCSE and a grade C or above in Maths GCSE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy Upper Norwood directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years