Psychology

Vocational qualification

In Nuneaton

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Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Nuneaton

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. It will be of interest to students who want to find out how people think, and why they do what they do. Psychologists use scientific methods to develop explanations of human experience. They conduct experiments, use interviews, surveys and case studies, and check that their evidence is reliable. The course includes: the study of memory, the.

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Location

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Nuneaton (Warwickshire)
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King Edward Road, CV11 4BE

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To take into account

College entry requirements plus GCSE Grade C in English Language and Mathematics

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Course programme


Psychology
Course Type A-Level
Introduction Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. It will be of interest to students who want to find out how people think, and why they do what they do. Psychologists use scientific methods to develop explanations of human experience. They conduct experiments, use interviews, surveys and case studies, and check that their evidence is reliable. The course includes: - the study of memory, the effects of early childhood experience, how stress affects the body, why we obey, causes of mental health problems and research methods. Study of this subject will help you develop important academic skills such as writing fluency, data organisation, and the ability to think critically and objectively.
Qualification AS/A Level
Entry Requirements College entry requirements plus GCSE Grade C in English Language and Mathematics
Assessment The course is taught and assessed in units.
Costs There may be small additional costs related to optional visits and trips. The Course text-book is approximately 17.00
Duration 1 year to AS level and an additional year to A level
Other Details Psychology develops skills useful for academic study so works well with most subjects. It links particularly well with Sociology, Biology, PE, Sociology and Health and Social Care. In the past there have been optional trips to the theatre, revision conferences led by chief examiners, and universities. To be successful in this course students are expected to commit to regular reading and homework, and feel comfortable with basic mathematics. No prior study of the subject is needed.
Progression Options Students who are successful at AS level may wish to complete an additional year to achieve the A level qualification, from which higher study perhaps at degree level in this or a related area is a possibility. As part of a wider programme the course provides an excellent basis for progression to any career or university course. Psychology will support a career in a wide range of areas, including Teaching, Social work, Nursing, Medicine, Police, Public Relations and many more.

Psychology

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