What will I be studying?
The core topics of modern Psychology, including autism, child development, memory, gender, social influence, eyewitness testimony and forensic psychology.
What does this subject involve?
Lessons take a variety of formats - discussions, practical work, videos, internet research, independent work and note-taking.
What skills or qualities will I need?
A willingness to contribute ideas to class discussion
The ability to work independently andin a group
The ability to make critical appraisal of the research and findings of psychologists.
Good organisational skills; the ability to plan ahead and meet deadlines
An open mind!
You do not need to have studied this subject at GCSE.
Knowledge of human behaviour and relationships is useful in many careers such as medicine, law, business, education, social work, counsellingand advertising.