Psychology A Level at New College Nottingham
Why do people do the things they do, or think the way they think? How do our brains work and what influence does our environment have on our behaviour?
Studying psychology will give you an amazing insight into the human mind, you’ll conduct research, discuss and debate the big issues with your fellow classmates and discover the work of the great pioneers in the field.
This course is perfect if you want to find out more about the link between people’s behaviour and their environment and enjoy carrying out investigations to look for patterns in behaviour. Topics include: (AS Level) social influence, memory, attachment, approaches in psychology, psychopathology and research methods; (A Level) the AS Level topics listed above plus issues and debates in psychology, and three from the following topics: relationships, gender, cognition and development, schizophrenia, eating behaviour, stress, aggression, forensic psychology and addiction.
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and Maths. You'll also need grade C in Additional Science.
AS Level: two examination papers all requiring written answers.
A Level: three examination papers all requiring written answers.
Psychology provides an excellent gateway for a wide range of higher education courses.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.