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Psychology – Level 2 Certificate

Qualification

Level 2

Fees

N/A

Type of study

School Leavers

Interview?

Yes

Duration

1 year

The Psychology  course introduces you to the five main areas of psychology: developmental (development of personality), social (stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination), cognitive (memory), behavioural (non-verbal communication) and research methods used in psychological investigations. You should have a genuine interest in explaining human behaviour, and consequently have the ability to apply what you learn in class to your own situation. 

Five GCSEs at grade 9-3, including English

 

You should have a genuine interest in explaining human behaviour, and consequently have the ability to apply what you learn in class to your situation. Apart from the practical element of carrying out experiments on willing participants,  you are actively encouraged to discuss your own experiences in class to improve understanding of particular theories/models.    

  • Social psychology 
  • Leadership and group process  
  • Interpersonal attraction  
  • Prejudice and discrimination  
  • Developmental psychology 
  • Cognitive development  
  • Moral development  
  • Perceptual development  
  • Individual differences 
  • Personality 
  • Intelligence 
  • Adjustment and abnormality 
  • Cognitive process 
  • Memory 
  • Attention and performance 

 

You will be assessed through building up a portfolio of evidence. These include coursework, presentations and experiments.. 

 

After studying this subject you can move on to study any of our Level 3 courses.  

 

External speakers invited in to enhance your understanding. 

 

You will be taught in our Andover Sixth building and will have access to many different facilities, including: 2 study centres, a Library, A canteen and the Careers Hub.