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Psychology - AS Level Summary To provide tuition on psychological theories and ideas and research. About the Course AS Psychology looks at six major perspectives on Psychology:- - The learning approach - about how animals and people acquire new behaviours. - The psychodynamic approach - about the effects of our early experiences and the unconscious mind on our behaviour. - The cognitive and cognitive-developmental approaches - about how we think and remember and how these skills change with age. - The physiological approach - about the biology of our brain and behaviour. - The social approach about how we interact, think about others and respond to authority. Within each of these you will study a range of theory and research and look at how the approach has been useful in the real world. You will also get the chance to carry out one piece of psychological research yourself. Course Aims -To study psychological theories, ideas and research, and to apply these to real life. - To develop the skills to conduct your own research, analyse data and write a scientific report. What are the entry requirements? How is the course assessed? You will be assessed on one research project and two , one and a half hour exams. Successful completion will give you the AS qualification. Are there any resources to obtain? We recommend that students do not purchase any reading matter before the course starts. Students will be advised of any recommended textbooks at the first lesson. Fees A Fee: ?275.00, B Fee: ? 275.00, C Fee: ?10.00 Are there any other costs? Examination costs are included in the course fees. What facilities can be used on this course? Learning Resource Centre is available to students. What next? Successful students can use psychology AS to gain entry to employment and Higher Education. Psychology is one of the most versatile and highly respected qualifications at advanced level. If you are considering a career in psychology, medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, sport science, marketing, business or advertising, AS psychology will prove an asset.

Psychology - AS Level Summary To provide tuition on psychological theories and ideas and research. About the Course AS Psychology looks at six major perspectives on Psychology:- - The learning approach - about how animals and people acquire new behaviours. - The psychodynamic approach - about the effects of our early experiences and the unconscious mind on our behaviour. - The cognitive and...

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