Psychology

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Aims:

A Psychology student will be enabled to:

  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of psychological principles, perspectives, applications and methods.

 

  • Explore in some depth the relationship between psychological knowledge, theories and methodology and their relationship to social, cultural and ethical issues.

 

  • Develop a deeper understanding of analysis, interpretation and evaluation.

 

  • Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other.

About:
This is the study of mind and behaviour, which is available as an examined option at GCSE and AS/ A Level.   

  • Memory

  • Attachment

  • Research methods

  • Social Psychology

  • Abnormality

  • Stress

  • Relationships

  • Eating behaviour

  • Gender

  • Depression

  • Addiction

  • Media

Psychology students have successfully progressed onto a range of university degrees including Law, Sociology, History, Social Sciences, Criminology, Media, Business, Education, Nursing, Health Studies and then gone on to take careers in related areas.

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