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Psychology A Level at St Anselm's College

Course description

Your development of a sound foundation knowledge of Psychology includes learning about Social Influence, Memory, Attachment, Psychopathology, Approaches in Psychology, Bio-Psychology, Research Methods, Descriptive and Inferential Statistics, Issues and Debates in Psychology, Gender, Schizophrenia and Aggression or Forensic Psychology. Each topic will be applied to real and current world situations facing society today.

Entry requirements

Grades B in Biology, Maths and English are essential

Assessment

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?


AS LEVEL Two one and a half hour papers at the end of the one year course ( these exam results do not contribute to the A Level )
A LEVEL Three two hour terminal exams are taken at the end of year two course

Future opportunities

"Psychology has the potential to create wonder in anyone who studies it. It is the personal science that explores how we make sense of the world, ourselves and others. It is about gaps between sensation and perception. It is about the wonder of being alive”…... British Psychological Society Education Board 2015
Psychology has been re-classified as a Science A Level and so links in very well with not only the sciences but other subjects due to its wide ranging application and relevance to the challenges faced by individuals within society today.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Anselm's College directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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