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Psychology a Level KIN at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

This qualification gives a broad overview of many topics in Psychology, including research methods, approaches in Psychology, (including social, cognitive, development, biological and individual differences).

We study OCR’s new (2015) spec which allows students to comfortably continue Psychology at degree level.

Students enjoy Psychology and have opportunities to put their knowledge into practice and evaluate peer research.

Course content

Research methods (01) 90 marks written paper 2 hours: Planning, conducting, analysing and reporting psychological research across a range of experimental and non-experimental methodologies and techniques.

Psychological themes through core studies (02) 105 marks written paper 2 hours: Introduces some of the central areas of investigation in psychology organised in key themes. Each key theme is represented by a classic and a contemporary core study.

Applied psychology (03)105 marks written paper 2 hours: Compulsory section on Issues in mental health.

Learners will also study 2 applied options: Child psychology, Criminal psychology

Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements: Maths - 6 English Language and Science at - 5

Assessment

100% examination for all modules.

Future opportunities

Clinical psychologist, Counselling psychologist, Educational psychologist, Forensic psychologist, Further education teacher.

Further information

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: OCR

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