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Course information: AS Level in Psychology Course summary: This one-year course leads to an AS level, which is a qualification in its own right. It can also be used as the first half (50%) of an A level qualification. Course content: Aims of the course are to encourage candidates to: Study psychological theories, research, concepts, studies and methods and apply relevant terminology Develop skills of analysis, interpretation and evaluation Develop an understanding of different areas of Psychology Develop and understanding of ethical issues in psychology, including the ethical implications of psychological research Syllabus includes ? Psychological Approaches including Behaviourism, Biological, Cognitive and Psychodynamic. ? Treatments and Theories associated with the approaches including stress, aggression, and personality and attribution theory. ? Research Methods, analysing data, designing and implementing psychological research. ? Detailed evaluation of key studies in Psychology. Assessment procedure: Two examination papers are offered for assessment in January and June. To gain an Advanced Subsidiary AS award students must take both papers. Qualifications achieved: GCE AS Level Psychology WJEC Progression opportunities: Successful students could progress to an A2 Level qualification in Psychology. Psychology combined with other subjects could lead to career paths in the following occupations: Caring professions nursing, social work, care assistant, medicine Business occupations trainee management, marketing Education nursery teaching, teacher and training posts Police force law criminal justice system Central and local government, civil service A degree and higher degree in psychology would lead to a career as a practising psychologist: Educational Psychologist, Occupational Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist. Free study and financial support: Most full-time students do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, eg travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. In addition, if you have just left school, you may be eligible for an Educational Maintenance Allowance. Please ask us about ??-Money Matters?? for more details.

Course information: AS Level in Psychology Course summary: This one-year course leads to an AS level, which is a qualification in its own right. It can also be used as the first half (50%) of an A level qualification. Course content: Aims of the course are to encourage candidates to: Study psychological theories, research, concepts, studies and methods and apply relevant terminology Develop...

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