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Course Level: Level 3 Entry Requirements: To study at this level it would be advantageous to have 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above. GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English preferred. Course Description: The A2 Psychology course is designed to cover different aspects of psychology. It is useful for people who want to carry on studying it at a higher level. Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour and it is a useful subject for most careers and jobs. The course will introduce students to methods employed by psychologists when carrying out research. Course Content: Students choose 3 of the following modules: ?Social Psychology: social cognition, relationships, pro and anti-social behaviour ?Physiological Psychology: brain and behaviour, biological rhythms, sleep and dreaming, motivation and emotion ?Cognitive Psychology: attention and pattern recognition, perceptual processes and development, language and thought ?Developmental Psychology: cognitive development, social and personality development, adulthood ?Comparative Psychology: determinants of animal behaviour, animal cognition, evolutionary explanations of human behaviour ?Individual Differences (Compulsory): classify a diagnosis of psychology abnormality, psychopathology, treating mental disorders, issues and debates in psychology Progression: Higher Education Board: AQA Benefits: After completing this course you will have a recognised national qualification. You can also go on to study at a higher level. Assessment: Two Examinations of 1? hour and 2 hours, duration. Coursework consisting of a 2,000 word report of an investigation which is centre assessed and externally moderated. Course Length: Starts 22-Sep-09 until 28-May-10, 3.25 hours per week, Tuesdays at 17:45 Course Available at: Sutton Campus

Course Level: Level 3 Entry Requirements: To study at this level it would be advantageous to have 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above. GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English preferred. Course Description: The A2 Psychology course is designed to cover different aspects of psychology. It is useful for people who want to carry on studying it at a higher level. Psychology is the scientific study of mind and...

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