Psychology

 Would you help? Psychological theory suggests not!

This Advanced level course introduces students to the world of psychology by conducting research through a practical approach.  You will study 15 core studies from the 5 dominant approaches within Psychology: Cognitive, Developmental, Social, Individual differences and Physiological.  The course also considers some of the main issues, debates and perspectives in psychology.  In the second year of the course, students learn about applied areas of psychology in Forensic Psychology and Health & Clinical Psychology.

Psychology was recently designated as a Science subject and is accepted as a science in university admission criteria.  It is the third most popular subject studied at Advanced level nationally.