A2 Psychology

Course

In Leicester

£ 495 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Leicester

  • Duration

    34 Days

Description

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour and experience. This course looks at how individuals and groups operate, enabling us to understand and predict behaviour.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leicester (Leicestershire)
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Painter Street, LE1 3WA

Starts

On request

To take into account

You must already have successfully completed AS Psychology in order to study for the A2 examination. Students must have GCSE (grade C or better) in English and maths.

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Course programme

Course Team Leader: Dolan, Larry

Course Level: Level 3

Course Type: Part Time

Curriculum Area Description: Science, Maths & Humanities

How to Apply: Interview
Entry Requirements: You must already have successfully completed AS Psychology in order to study for the A2 examination. Students must have GCSE (grade C or better) in English and maths.

Study Hours: 4,5
Nº of Weeks:34

Additional Timetabling: Can be studied as part of a full time A level package

Work Placement: No
Work Placement Attendence: Optional

Course Progression: With other A Levels or equivalent, entry to Higher Education.

Careers Progression: A-level psychology is valued in a wide range of careers including the caring professions, social work, personnel, education and business

Course Description:
Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour and experience. This course looks at how individuals and groups operate, enabling us to understand and predict behaviour.

Description Breakdown:
We follow the AQA "A" syllabus.

There are two exams. Unit 3, 90 mins. is taken in January. Topics relate to biological rhythms and sleep, perception, cognition and development.

Unit 4, 2 hours, invloves topics related to depression, anomalistic psychology, psychological research and scientific method.

Students will need to have, or develop, essay writing skills and the ability to critically appraise research.

Assessment Description: Exams

Nº Places Available: 20

Trips Residentials: All learners on full time courses will be given the opportunity to visit universities for Open Days and HE fairs.

Qualification: A Level Psychology(AQA)

Tuition Fees: 450
Material Fees: 0
Exams Fees: 45
Exam Registration: 0
Residential Fees: 0
Total Fees: 495

Additional Costs: You may wish to buy the the following textbooks:
'Angles on Psychology',Julia Russell et al. Nelson Thornes.
'Advanced Psychology,Applications,Issues and Perspectives'.Christine Brain,Nelson Thornes.
Each costs approximately £16
Your tutor will advise at the start of the course

Additional Costs Total: 40

Days Times: Monday & Wednesday

Additional information

Career opportunities: Work Placement: No / Work Placement Attendence: Optional

A2 Psychology

£ 495 VAT inc.