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Psychology AS/A2 Level at The Bulmershe School

Course description

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour and this specification has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science.

Course content

AS Level Modules Paper 1: social influences, memory, early social development (attachment) Paper 2: approaches in Psychology, Psychopathology, research methods A Level Modules Paper 1: more in-depth study of social influences, memory, early social development (attachment), Psychopathology Paper 2: more in-depth study of approaches in Psychology, research methods, Biopsychology Paper 3: issues and debates in Psychology, Relationships, Forensic (criminal) psychology and Schizophrenia.

Entry requirements

For A Level: successful completion of AS Level examination.

Assessment

AS: Paper 1 and 2: I hour 30 minutes (multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions on each paper).

A Level: Papers 1, 2, and 3: 2 hours each (multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions on each paper).

Future opportunities

Psychology is a subject which is studied at degree level or as part of many joint honours programmes. Qualifications in psychology are useful in many careers including teaching, medicine, law, the police and prison service, advertising and business. Postgraduate research is another option.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bulmershe School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016

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