AS & A-level Psychology Online Course Overview
AS and A-level Psychology online aims to encourage an interest in and appreciation of psychology through an exploration of the ways in which psychology is conducted. This exploration includes a review of a number of important research studies and an opportunity to look at the ways in which psychology has been applied.
The syllabus uses a wide variety of assessment techniques that will allow students to show what they know, understand and are able to do. The emphasis is on the development of psychological skills as well as the learning of psychological knowledge.
The following topics are studied throughout the AS and A Level Psychology online course. There is a mix of short answer questions and structured essay questions.
Themes within the programme of study are: methodology, approaches and perspectives issues and debates
- Cognitive psychology
- Social psychology
- Developmental psychology;
- Physiological psychology
- The psychology of individual differences