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GCSE Psychology

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GCSE Psychology

Psychology GCSE – a brief overview

The study of psychology is a fascinating journey through the hows and whys of human behaviour.  Our engaging course will cover interesting topics such as Body Language, Prejudice, Conformity and Gender roles, to name but a few.

Each lesson of the GCSE Psychology course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.

Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions, and a large number of simply drawn and easy-to-copy illustrations. There are eleven tutor-marked assignments, including one practice exam paper.

No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed or required.

The course covers the entire syllabus in nine modules:

  • Introductory module
  • Module One:  Memory
  • Module Two: Perception
  • Module Three: Development
  • Module Four:  Research Methods
  • Module Five:  Social Influence
  • Module Six:  Language, Thought and Communication
  • Module Seven: Brain and Neuropsychology
  • Module Eight:  Psychological Problems

Students will have the opportunity to complete 10 Tutor-marked assignments and 2 mock examinations papers.

The Psychology Specification

Our Psychology GCSE course will prepare you for the  AQA 8182 syllabus.

There is no coursework.

Psychology GCSE Examinations

  • Paper 1- Cognition and Behaviour- 1 hour 45 minutes- 50%
  • Paper 2- Social Context and Behaviour- 1 hour 45 minutes- 50%

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