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Psychology A Level at Weymouth College

Course description

Psychology is the scientific study of people, the mind and behaviour. It is both a thriving academic discipline and a vital professional practice. Within this course you will be studying a broad range of topics relevant to everyday life. This A Level is an ideal supplement to a wide range of A Level subjects, particularly sociology, biology and Law.

Course content

First year (AS) includes Social Influence; Memory and Attachment, Approaches in Psychology, Psychopathology and research methods (which are now 25% of the course) Second year topics extend to Issues and Options and are likely to include: Relationships, Schizophrenia and Eating Behaviour, however a thorough knowledge of the first year content is still required for the final A level exam at the end of second year.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs A – C including Maths and English, unless otherwise stated at interview for specific subjects requirements.

Future opportunities

Students who completed this course gained places on courses such as BSc (Hons) Psychology with Profession Placement, BA (Hons) Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies with Law and BA (Hons) Social Anthropology at institutions such as Cardiff University, University of Sussex and University of Plymouth.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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