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Part Time A Level : Psychology Is this course for you? AS Psychology provides you with an introduction to key studies and research methods in the study of human behaviour. It explores how human beings behave in different circumstances through the findings of research studies undertaken over the last 100 years or so. It provides a foundation if you want to study it at a higher level and can be combined with other AS Level subjects to make a full-time A Level Course. How long is the course? Two years - AS in year 1 and A2 in the second year When you will be attending. Two 2 hour classes per week When does the course start? September What's the course about? You will need to study 4 Modules for the whole A Level (2 Modules at AS and 2 at A2): Unit 1: Cognitive Psychology, Development Psychology and Research Methods Unit 2: Biological Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual differences. You will need to study 2 Modules at A2: Unit 3: Topics in Psychology Relationships, Aggression, Gender Unit 4: Psychopathology, Psychology in Action and Research Methods- This includes the study of depression, psychology of the media and research methods. Is work experience a necessary part of the course? No, although work experience, voluntary participation and enrichment projects are encouraged. How will you be assessed? All formal assessments for A level Psychology is by exam. However, for some of these exams, you are given the chance to prepare some work in advance. Throughout the course, you will also be assessed by your teacher. This informal assessment will consist of written work, project work, presentation and discussions. What qualification will you achieve? You will get an AS Level Psychology in the first year and if you progress you will get an A2 Level in Psychology at the end of the second year. What can this course lead to? Most of those who complete the AS Psychology go on to complete their A2 Psychology. Most then go to Higher Education. They study for a variety of Degrees but mainly in Psychology. A Degree in Psychology may lead to careers in: Criminal and Forensic Psychology Clinical Psychology Occupational Psychology Business Psychology Teaching or Educational Psychology Media and Advertising as well as Computing

Part Time A Level : Psychology Is this course for you? AS Psychology provides you with an introduction to key studies and research methods in the study of human behaviour. It explores how human beings behave in different circumstances through the findings of research studies undertaken over the last 100 years or so. It provides a foundation if you want to study it at a higher level and can be...

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