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AS/A Level Psychology

What will I learn?

During this two-year course you will delve into the inner workings of the human mind and gain an understanding and awareness of how psychology can be applied to everyday life.

You will use your intrigue and fascination for the human mind as a platform to start your journey into understanding what makes us tick. You will study and analyse human behaviour, giving you the opportunity to view the mind from a systematic and scientific perspective in a number of areas including behaviourism, psycho dynamics and individual differences. This active discipline will increase your awareness of how psychology can be applied to personal, social, academic and professional situations, and get you thinking and acting like a psychologist.

You will explore topics including:

  • Social
  • Cognitive
  • Biological
  • Individual differences
  • Development
  • Psycho dynamics
  • Psychological research methods
  • Behaviourism

Your assessments will be through 100% examinations, while undertaking regular practice examinations, along with individual and group activities.

What could I progress on to?

After completing the course you may choose to study a number of subjects at university in the arts or science-based degree subject.

There could be a number of career opportunities available to you such as becoming a Clinical psychologist, a Neuropsychologist, a Child psychologist, a Teacher or even a Lawyer.

There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning.

Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Study Year Year 1
    Course code 1102
    Course name A Level Psychology Y1
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 34 week (s)

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