13 Psychology (13PSY)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Lindis Chetwynd

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

Evidence of achievement at Level 2 Science, Maths or English, good writing skills

13 Psychology

This course encourages independent exploration of psychological themes in depth.

Course Components

  • Investigate the brain’s ability to multi-task
  • Evaluate genetic and environmental determination of intelligence
  • Explore the role of appearance and personality in relationships
  • Analyse a study in social psychology
  • Use evidence to apply psychological ideas to everyday life
  • Develop a reasoned approach to analytical writing, problem-solving and data manipulation
  • There is a substantial writing component to this course

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