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AS Level Psychology Course Details Psychology is the study of the mind and the behaviour of individuals. The new A Level is split into two parts, AS and A2. The AS course is either the first year of the two year A Level, or the full AS Level. The following six topics are studied: Memory - how does it work? how accurate is i?, how can we improve it? Early childhood relationships and their possible effects, including the impact of day care Stress and how to cope with it How others influence our behaviour Mental illness and its treatment Research methods The AS examination consists of two, one and half hour papers sat together on a morning or afternoon, normally in May (50% of A Level marks). Qualifications required: AS Psychology can be studied as part of the full-time AS programme, in which students are expected to study 4 AS subjects.It is not necessary to have studied psychology at GCSE level before embarking on the A Level. You are however, advised to have a solid background at GCSE level or equivalent, which includes grade C or higher in English and grade B or higher in Mathematics, plus 3 other GCSE subjects. Course length: 1 year Venue: The College's Queen's Gardens Centre Start Date: September Course hours: TBA Additional info: Further information can be sought from Byron Edwards on 01482 313458, the Curriculum Support Office on 01482 598818 or Learner Support Services on 598744. Progression: Successfully completing the AS modules allows progression to A2 and ultimately higher education. Category points for university can be claimed by successfully completing the AS modules. An AS qualification in psychology will also be useful for careers in health and social care and childcare. Session times: TBA Days running: TBA

AS Level Psychology Course Details Psychology is the study of the mind and the behaviour of individuals. The new A Level is split into two parts, AS and A2. The AS course is either the first year of the two year A Level, or the full AS Level. The following six topics are studied: Memory - how does it work? how accurate is i?, how can we improve it? Early childhood relationships and their possible...

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