Psychology

Introduction:

Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour. Included as a Science subject for many universities it has become a popular subject a NUAST. It is attractive to students because it develops a range of valuable skills, including critical analysis, independent thinking and research. These skills are particularly relevant to young people and are transferable to further study and the workplace.

A level Psychology is 100% exam based over 3 x 2 hour papers.

Content:

Year 1 Topics (year 12)

Introduction and Approaches in Psychology

Research methods – statistics and probability

Psychopathology – depression, phobias and ocd. possible explanations and how we treat them

Memory – cognitive psychology exploring how we remember and forget.

Attachment – how we attach to our primary caregiver and how that can have an impact on our lives.

Year 2 (year13)

Schizophrenia – explanations and treatments

Forensic psychology –profiling, offending behaviour and treatment

Biopsychology – biological rhythms, brain research and human anatomy and physiology

relationships – sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour

Research methods – inferential tests

Issues and debates

Exam board is AQA

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology

Links

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology

https://simplypsychology.org/a-level-psychology.html

https://www.tutor2u.net/psychology

Possible Careers

Educational Psychology

Neuroscience

Criminal or Forensic Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Sports Psychology

Health Psychology

https://www.verywellmind.com/a-list-of-psychology-careers-2794917

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