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Psychology Level 3 at North Hykeham Joint Sixth form

Course description

Psychology is a popular subject for people to study at any age and any level. It attempts to describe and explain a variety of human behaviour including obedience, autism, multiple personality disorder and schizophrenia. The course allows for the development of psychological research skills including research methods, research design and data analysis. Other elements that will be covered include evaluation skills, the ethics of psychological research and applications of research to everyday life. Applicants do not need to have studied GCSE Psychology but do need high levels of communication, literacy and numeracy, as well as commitment and motivation. Students should have a keen interest in understanding some of the mental process and experiences underlying human behaviour.

During the first year you will cover two units - Psychological Investigations and Core Studies.

During your second year you will have the opportunity to study Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Sport Exercise and Health and Clinical Psychology. You will also learn about Approaches and Research Methods in Psychology.

Entry requirements

B at GCSE if studied. C grades in Maths, English and Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Hykeham Joint Sixth form directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014

Key information

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