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Psychology (A' Level Full AS + A2) - A Home Study, Distance Learning Course

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A' level psychology (asa2) a distance learning course is the ideal way to gain an a level in psychology. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning a level psychology is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the a level psychology exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning a level psychology course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required. Course synopsis the course aims to give you some fundamental and lasting insights into behaviour and thought processes which will help you cope with the challenges of life, both for yourself and those you come into contact with. As well as learning about behaviour and thought processes you will also learn how to express yourself coherently, how to challenge and evaluate information presented to you and how scientific information is produced. Psychology is a dynamic, ever changing subject with new information and studies constantly confirming or challenging existing theories and producing new ones. The subject matter of psychology is uniquely around and within you, it is essential that you are curious about the why?s and how?s of behaviour and thought processes in all settings from cradle to grave, from successful relationships (parent-child, work colleagues or romantic) to the best ways to utilize your memory. The as level psychology course consists of 6 modules, 3 for each unit, (an additional module on psychological methodology is included in unit 1, which will allow you to assess the studies in the other two parts). The modules are further broken down into clear subject topics. At the end of each topic is a set of key words, which you should be able to define as a revision exercise, as well as activities throughout the text to ensure understanding of important aspects of the topic. Topic coverage may vary in length and difficulty depending on the level of detail and information required. You will need to study the modules in the sequence provided. There are three tutor marked assignments associated with each unit which should be sent to your tutor, as well as an introductory assignment to introduce yourself to your tutor. Like the majority of academic subjects at a level, psychology has its own distinct set of terms. You will be expected not only to recognise and understand these terms in examination papers, but be able to use them correctly in your answers. Psychology also contains many examples of research and theories you will be required to know methodological details and results of many of these. Students are recommended to have a notebook or index cards to develop a file of key words and studiesresearchers as you go along in order to help with revision and evaluation skills. Home study support your tutor will support you with your project formulation and give you guidance with appropriate topics and ideas. You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact a student advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need ? so we really are with you 100%. Your tutor will give you various resource sites to visit and there is extra material in the student support portal. In addition there are several supporting texts books for this course but again this depends on which approach you are following and which book best suits your individual needs further information can be obtained through aqa. The final assessment criteria and structure is the same regardless of which approach you choose. Course resources you will also require the following text books for your course: aqa(b) psychology for as (a level psychology) - buy from amazon aqa psychology b a2: student's book - buy from amazon Course ass

A' level psychology (asa2) a distance learning course is the ideal way to gain an a level in psychology. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning a level psychology is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the a level psychology exam through home study. What's more,...

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