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​GCSE Psychology

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 Level                                                                                  2

QualificationGCSE

Duration

 

1 year

What will I study?

 

You will look at five major areas of Psychology: the Biological, Cognitive, Developmental, Social and Individual Differences Approaches. Within each approach, you will study theories, studies and applications of topics that interest psychologists – such as memory, phobias etc. You will also learn about the research process and methods in Psychology.

Assessment

There is no coursework.  You are assessed by examinations.

Entry Criteria

Standard Level 2 entry requirements. If you have taken GCSE Psychology already, you must have achieved a grade D.

Useful Supporting Courses

Psychology combines well with a number of different courses including Science and Maths.