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Psychology - AS/A2 Level at Northampton College

Course description

Psychology is the study of human behaviour. Psychologists are interested in finding out what factors produce the range of behaviours we see in human beings. Factors such as the effect of the brain upon behaviour are studied but also the influence of other people upon our behaviour. You will develop an awareness of how psychologists understand human behaviour from a variety of different psychological perspectives. You will need to have an open mind to appreciate the complexities of studying human behaviour and be able to produce well balanced arguments to explain the wide variety of human behaviour.Topics covered: Forensic psychology, the psychology of relationships, psychopathology, Research methods, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, biopsychology, social psychology.

Course content

This forms part of the full-time A level programme.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE English Grade B and Science at Grade C.


The course is assessed by examination.

Further information

You will need to buy the recommended course text books.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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